Spicy asparagus & chorizo baked egg served in a bowl

Spicy asparagus & chorizo baked egg

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 1

Need a speedy one-pot meal for busy weekdays? Try this spicy baked egg on a bed of asparagus and chorizo - it takes just 25 minutes from prep to plate

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal277
  • fat18g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre6g
  • protein20g
  • salt1g


  • 125g asparagus, cut into 3cm pieces



    Labour-intensive to grow, asparagus are the young shoots of a cultivated lily plant. They're…

  • 20g diced chorizo



    A coarsely textured, spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • ½ tsp hot smoked paprika



    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • 75g frozen spinach



    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 1 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche
  • 1 large egg



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

  • flatbread, to serve (optional)


  1. Heat a small non-stick frying pan over a medium heat, add the asparagus and chorizo and fry for 8 mins. Stir through the paprika, cooking for a further 1 min.

  2. Stir the spinach into the pan and cook for 5 mins until wilted before stirring through the crème fraîche. Season, then make a well in the middle of the mixture and crack the egg into it. Cover the pan and cook for 5-6 mins or until the egg is just set. Serve with a flatbread, if you like.

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8th Apr, 2019
Really tasty breakfast. Be careful not to have the heat on too high as can catch a little on the bottom when cooking the egg as not much liquid. I didn't have creme fraiche so I used dash of double cream and a squeeze of lemon juice. Will definitely make again
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