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  • Cooking time

    10 to 30 mins

  • Preparation time

    10 to 30 mins

  • Serves

    Serves 2

Grilled Asparagus and Poached Egg Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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  • dinner


  • Preheat the grill and coat the asparagus with olive oil and grill for around 10 minutes, until the asparagus is cooked but still firm
  • Meanwhile, poach the egg by filling a large pan with water and bring it to simmer
  • Add a splash of vinegar to the water and use a spoon to make a gentle swirl
  • Crack the egg into a small bowl, cup or a soup ladle. Be careful to keep the yolk intact. Lower it into the water and cook until it is done – approx 3-4 minutes
  • Make the vinaigrette by combining the ingredients in a bowl and mixing well. Season to your taste
  • Add the salad greens to a bowl and pour over the vinaigrette
  • Add the asparagus to the bowl and top with the poached egg
  • Add fresh Parmesan shavings and season to taste with salt and pepper


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 handful asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 2 handfuls of mixed salad greens of choice
  • 4-5 shavings of Parmesan cheese (or vegetarian equivalent)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Splash of vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • To Make The Lemon vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste

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