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Poached Eggs With Feta Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Poached Eggs With Baked Feta

As a little girl, I used to love it when my mom declared that we were having "breakfast for dinner." This meal usually involved pancakes, bacon, and scrambled eggs. Nowadays when I enjoy breakfast for dinner, the menu is a little more sophisticated and always includes poached eggs. The next time I am craving eggs for dinner, I'll be making this vegetarian recipe. With its slab of broiled feta cheese and dusting of spicy ancho chili powder, it's a masterpiece of simple, elegant cooking. Briny olives, crispy focaccia, and fresh sage finish off the dish while providing a Mediterranean feel to the meal. To serve with a glass of chilled fruity Rosé, get the recipe and

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Poached Eggs With Baked Feta

Poached Eggs With Baked Feta

Poached Eggs With Baked Feta

Ingredients

  1. Six 3-inch squares of rosemary focaccia, halved horizontally
  2. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  3. 10 ounces feta cheese, cut into 6 slabs
  4. Aleppo pepper or ancho chile powder, for sprinkling
  5. 6 large eggs
  6. Salt
  7. 18 pitted kalamata olives
  8. 1 tablespoon chopped sage

Directions

  1. Preheat the broiler and position a rack 6 inches from the heat. Bring a large deep skillet of water to a simmer. Brush the focaccia with olive oil and broil until lightly toasted.
  2. Put a slab of feta into each of 6 individual gratin dishes. Drizzle each slab with 1 teaspoon of the oil. Sprinkle lightly with Aleppo pepper and broil for 2 to 3 minutes, until lightly browned and sizzling.
  3. Meanwhile, crack the eggs one at a time into a small bowl, then slide them into the simmering water. Poach until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny, about 4 minutes.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the eggs to the gratin dishes and season with salt. Sprinkle with Aleppo pepper, the olives and sage. Serve with the focaccia.

Serves 6.

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snarkypants snarkypants 7 years
words cannot express how much i love poached eggs. or feta. i need to try this!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Looks good.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Looks good.
shmoo15 shmoo15 7 years
Oh my lord!
shmoo15 shmoo15 7 years
Oh my lord!
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 7 years
The poached egg on top reminds me of the taste of Espana!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
Going to give this one a try. I never poached eggs before.
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