Soft herb scrambled egg with asparagus

Soft herb scrambled egg with asparagus

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Ready in 15 minutes

Easy

Serves 2
A luxurious breakfast for two...

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal210
  • fat14g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein21g
  • salt1.58g
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Ingredients

  • 4 egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 100g asparagus spear
  • a knob of butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • small handful of chopped tarragon or chervil
    Tarragon

    Tarragon

    ta-ra-gon

    A popular and versatile herb, tarragon has an intense flavour that's a unique mix of sweet…

  • slices of ciabatta, warmed, to serve
  • Parmesan, freshly-shaved
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

Method

  1. Steam asparagus spears for 4-5 mins until tender.

  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small pan and scramble the eggs. Once the eggs are set softly, stir through the taragon or chervil and season to taste.

  3. Pile the eggs on to the asparagus and hot, buttered slices of ciabatta. Top with a few shavings of parmesan and serve.

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Comments, questions and tips

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Mike313
10th Apr, 2014
Had this today for breakfast. Very nice, very tasty. However, I think the calorie count is too low. Here's what I get: 4eggs (4x70kcal), 100g asparagus (35kcal), knob of butter (say 20g 150kcal), herbs (negligible), ciabatta (say 3oz. 185kcal) and parmesan (say 20g 80kcl). That gives a total of 730kcal or 365 per serving. It might not seem like a lot but it is important that this information is accurate for people on a calorie-controlled diet such as the 5:2 diet where the daily calorie total is important.
spottedsparrow
26th Apr, 2011
4.05
I made this for a simple dinner for two, ate outside next to our herb garden. Very easy to make and wonderful, rustic flavours.
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