Poached Egg Party Plate

How to make Poached Egg Party Plate

Trend topping poached eggs are complementing more meals than ever before. For years eggs were getting a bad reputation because of their high cholesterol content. Today, research shows that one egg per day does not increase the risk of heart disease in healthy individuals.  For those who have diabetes and heart disease, it is smart to limit your egg consumption to no more than three per week.  Eggs are a good source of protein and vitamins A, B, and D.  They also contain other nutrients like lutein, zeaxanthin, and choline, that promote optimal brain, nerve, and eye health.

Choose high fiber whole grain bread and nutrient-rich vegetables to accompany your poached egg. They bring more nutritional value to your meal compared to ham, cheese, or white toast. We decorated our poached egg with peppery arugula, creamy avocado, and sweet cherry tomatoes. Make this recipe your own and use whatever vegetables you have on hand. Replace high-fat sauces like hollandaise for a healthier option like a balsamic glaze or honey Dijon mustard. Not sure of how to poach an egg? There is a link below that will walk you through it step by step. I am excited to share this recipe with you.  It is an easy and healthy breakfast option that truly is a party on a plate.

How to make a perfect poached egg.



Ingredients

1 servings

  • 1 slice 7 grain sprouted bread
  • balsamic glaze, to taste
  • ¼ cup baby arugula
  • 1 poached egg
  • ½ small avocado, diced
  • 3 sweet cherry tomatoes, diced
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Toast the bread and spread a thin layer of balsamic glaze.
  2. Layer the arugula and place the poached egg on top.
  3. Garnish with the diced avocado and tomatoes.
  4. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Then, drizzle with balsamic glaze.

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