Asparagus and eggs make the perfect breakfast, brunch or lazy dinner. Photo / Babiche Martens

Asparagus, Roasted Garlic & Poached Eggs On Toast

Step up your breakfast game with this cafe-quality combination

Eggs and beautifully cooked asparagus are a match made in heaven. Crush roasted garlic over the top with wilted spinach and feta on your favourite chunky toast. Say no more.

ASPARAGUS, ROASTED GARLIC & POACHED EGGS RECIPE
Serves 4

12 cloves garlic, peeled
2 Tbsp good quality olive oil
Sprinkle of salt
1 bunch asparagus
120g spinach
8 eggs
100g feta
4 thick slices of your favourite toast
½ cup Italian parsley

1. Preheat an oven to 170C.

2. Place the garlic cloves and olive oil in a small ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with salt and place in the oven for 25 minutes or until the garlic is soft and squishy.

3. Cook the asparagus in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes or until done to your liking.

4. Poach the eggs in water with a dash of white vinegar.

5. Wilt the spinach in a pot or in the microwave for 1 minute.

6. Pile toast with the spinach, eggs, asparagus, a crumble of feta and garlic. Sprinkle over parsley.

7. Enjoy with a strong hot coffee.

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