Healthy egg & chips

Healthy egg & chips

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr

Easy

Serves 4
One that dads will love! This any-time meal is perfect with a helping of baked beans

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal218
  • fat10g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs22g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre2g
  • protein11g
  • salt0.24g
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Ingredients

  • 500g potato, diced
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 2 shallots, sliced
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tsp dried crushed oregano or 1 tsp fresh leaves
    Oregano

    Oregano

    or-ee-gar-no

    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 200g small mushroom
    Mushroom

    Mushroom

    mush-room

    The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…

  • 4 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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

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 bake for 40-45 mins (or until starting to go brown), 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.

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andy-rich
8th Nov, 2008
try adding bacon bits and black pudding,
kellyfinn1
7th Nov, 2008
5.05
Hurrah! Fantastic, egg and chips I can eat on weight watchers! We have even added low fat sausages cut into chunks to this and it's still very low fat and healthy.
redheadwonder
26th Sep, 2008
5.05
Brilliant! This was simple and really tasty, the italian herbs really added to the flavour, not something i'd of thought of putting on egg and chips. I cut the potatoes nice and small and found that the cooking time was fine. Needed about 5/6 minutes for the eggs though. As it's all done in the one tray, washing up was a breeze! Genius :)
nicpritchard
8th Sep, 2008
4.05
I added cherry tomatoes - a great all-in-one meal.
claire_no2
18th Aug, 2008
My husband loved this! So few ingredients required makes it very easy! A great hang over cure without the fat, worth a try. Will try adding some lean bacon next time we make it which i'm sure will be soon!
rachael01
31st Jul, 2008
4.05
This was great. I parboiled the potatoes first and also added some cherry tomatoes at the same time as the mushrooms. I served it on some spinach leaves as well which went well with the eggs.
gemconyard
6th Jul, 2008
3.05
A simple supper that the whole family really enjoyed. I added some chopped extra lean bacon to bulk it up a bit for my hungry teenagers. A cheap and cheerful dinner.
tlh0411
24th Jun, 2008
4.05
Love it! And its the girlfriends favorite and gets the thumbs up from the weight watchers diet. Always cook chips for a bit longer to crisp up but that may just be my oven.
granite
22nd Mar, 2008
5.05
My husband loved this because I rarely cook fry ups anymore and very tasty too. I loved it even more because there was no grease to clean up after. I will definately make it again not often because of the eggs, but now and again it is o.k. more healthy than the ordinary fry ups. I parboiled the potatoes for three minutes and cooked o.k. after 15 minutes.
sambaker
16th Mar, 2008
3.05
I tried this recipe one evening for myself and my husband, the potatoes took a little longer than the recipe stated but other than that, this was simple and very tasty.

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