Recipe: Poached Egg and Roasted Vegetable Brunch

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Poached Egg and Roasted Vegetable Brunch

Original # of Servings: 1


  • egg – 1
  • water – 1 cup
  • salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • english muffin – 1/2
  • potato – 1 1/2 ounce
  • asparagus – 2 tablespoon
  • white mushrooms – 7/8 tablespoon
  • tomato – 1/2 ounce
  • basil – 1/2 teaspoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 1 1/2 teaspoon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. In a bowl, add asparagus, sliced potato, tomato, and mushrooms. Toss with basil and olive oil until well coated.
  3. Place vegetables on a foil lined backing sheet and roast in oven until soft, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Bring water to a boil in a small pot.
  5. Crack eggs into 2 small bowls.
  6. Once water is boiling, stir to create a whirlpool and drop in eggs.
  7. Turn off heat and cover. Cook for 3 minutes.
  8. Remove eggs from pot with slotted spoon and transfer to paper towel lined plate.
  9. Toast bread if desired and top with poached eggs. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve poached eggs with roasted vegetables.

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