Healthy egg & chips

Healthy egg & chips

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

One that dads will love! This any-time meal is perfect with a helping of baked beans

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Easily halved
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
218
protein
11g
carbs
22g
fat
10g
saturates
2g
fibre
2g
sugar
1g
salt
0.24g

Ingredients

  • 500g potatoes, diced
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried crushed oregano or 1 tsp fresh leaves
  • 200g small mushrooms
  • 4 eggs

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Tip the potatoes and shallots into a large, non-stick roasting tin, drizzle with the oil, sprinkle over the oregano, then mix everything together well. Bake for 15 mins, add the mushrooms, then cook for a further 10 mins until the potatoes are browned and tender.
  2. Make four gaps in the vegetables and crack an egg into each space. Return to the oven for 3-4 mins or until the eggs are cooked to your liking.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2008

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emksteele's picture
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Cleaning up was really easy- cooking was simple and made it possible to multi-task. Great for busy mornings when you can't stand watch over a stove. The results were good and filling, if not spectacular.

psamiad1's picture
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My hubby loved it!

amjohnno's picture
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As many have said, the timings on this recipe aren't quite right - add another ten minutes for the chips and five minutes for the eggs. But overall it's an unbelievably simple, extremely tasty and low fat meal. I'm watching what I eat at the minute and I still managed to shed a load of weight after eating it. In fact, I'm not sure why this isn't the standard way of cooking egg & chips!

rueboorman's picture
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Followed the recipe and it was very good. Great smells through the house with the Oregano. We had this for breakfast as a cheat on Fathers day, but it is much better than an all English breakfast.

wubbly's picture
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Fantastic recipe. Realy tasty and so quick and easy. I used a large tray to allow plenty of room for the potatoes to cook in the time stated. Missed out the shallots though, really didn't fancy them.

squaccy's picture
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really nice with baked beans :)

sdw1971's picture
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This is a lovely simple meal. I, too, suggest par-boiling potatoes else they take ages! The best thing about this meal though is that served with baked beans and cherry tomatoes it counts as a 'free' meal on the slimming world plan.

wildbluesun's picture
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Very yummy, a great breakfast. I shouldn't've cut the onions so big though, they weren't very nice.

hmilypty's picture

I will try this one tmr or some day next week~Easy and fantastic!

bethocallaghan's picture
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I think I cooked the potatoes for about 40 minutes. Also needs just a touch of seasoning after you have added the eggs.

cazandjay's picture
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I also par boiled the potatoes, this meal was very nice apart from the eggs which were very rubbery, next time I will poach the eggs,we had this with baked beans, good recipe.

tjbrace's picture

Took a lot longer to cook then said, so next time i will deffo par boil the potatoes. Apart from that it was lovely, we all enjoyed it.

mrsnoonoo's picture
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Although i added a little more mushrooms and also some cherry tomoates found this recipe quite bland. Don't think i will be making this again.

french_vanilla's picture

OOh... can't wait to try that recipe... watching my weight at the minute... will do it next sunday for brunch... see if the boy-friend finds a difference to the normal fry-up! will grill a little bacon for him on the side!

teri_wants_to_cook's picture
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so easy, i cooked and watched tv at the same time!!!
but i should have put the potatoes in i bit earlier i think, a little too crunchy for me

hargey1's picture
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this is goooood i had no oregano and i served this with beans and fryed tomatoe also par boiled the potatoes and took sligthly longer would diffo make again

monions's picture
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I'm a bit of a dullard in the kitchen but even I managed to knock this up without too many issues (over did the eggs a bit but wasn't catastrophic). Perfect way to start a Sunday after a nice lie in!

ginajoll's picture

To make this easier for a breakfast, if you have an oven timer, set it to come on to get the oven up to heat before you get up. Save pre-cooked potato and use that (or cook more than needed and keep for the treat!) I used to cook something like this years ago, have not tried this, so my tips come from previous experience.

ruthbrinkmann's picture
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my oven also need more time to cook the potatoes, but good dish!

mrsroe's picture
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Yum yum yum! This is lovely and will definitely become a regular on our weekly dinner menus.

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