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Soft Poached Eggs with Tarragon and Asparagus

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Crisp asparagus and a delicious poached egg go perfectly well together in this delicious dish. Published on Taste of Home.
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  • Prepare an ice bath with 1 dozen ice cubes and water in a large bowl and set aside.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add asparagus; cook until bright green, approximately 3-5 minutes; transfter asparagus to ice bath to stop cooking and set aside.
  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat and add garlic; cook for 1 minute before adding asparagus, tarragon salt and pepper; toss to coat evenly and cook for 2-3 minutes or until asparagus is tender and warmed through, but still crisp.
  • Transfer asparagus to platter and keep warm.
  • In the same large skillet, melt butter over medium heat and add bread crumbs; toss to coat evenly and cook until toasted, approximately 3-5 minutes; remove from heat and set aside to garnish dish.
  • Divide up asparagus on 10 plates (or the chosen number of servings) and set aside.
  • Fill a medium pot with 2-3 inches of water; bring water a boil and reduce to a simmer.
  • Crack each egg into a small bowl and slowly add to simmering water; cook egg for 3-4 minutes or until whites are set and egg is firm; remove with slotted spoon and set egg on top of asparagus and garnish with 1 tablespoon of breadcrumbs.
  • Repeat with remaining eggs; garnish and serve.

Cook Times

Active Prep5
Hands-On Cook20
Total Time25 minutes
Recipe Serving Size10



  • 10 egg
  • 2 pound asparagus trimmed and ends peeled
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

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Cutting board, Sharp Knives, Stock pot or >5 Qt pot, Tongs, Top Stove
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Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 338mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1052IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 3mg

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