Poached Egg Courgetti

Poached Egg Courgetti Recipe by Annabel Karmel

Poached Egg Courgetti

This simple Poached Egg Courgetti recipe will have the whole family in a twist! Topped with a runny poached egg, this nutrient-packed bowl of goodness is fast food at its best.

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British Lion eggs are approved by the Food Standards Agency to be served runny to pregnant women, babies, young children and elderly people.

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1 tbsp olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 large courgettes, spiralized
100g mixed cherry tomatoes in a variety of colours, halved
Small bunch basil, finely chopped
1 tbsp pesto
Poached egg
2 medium British Lion eggs
1 tsp white wine vinegar


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onion and garlic and fry for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the spiralized courgettes to the pan and fry for 3 minutes over a high heat.
  3. Add the tomatoes and stir for a few minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat. Add the basil and pesto.
  5. Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the vinegar. Lower the heat to a gentle simmer.
  6. Crack an egg into a bowl. Stir the water to create a gentle whirlpool and slowly tip the egg into the centre. Repeat for the second egg.
  7. Poach each egg for 3 to 4 minutes, then lift each egg out with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  8. For each portion, spoon the courgetti into two small bowls and top with a poached egg to serve.

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