A quick and easy breakfast idea to get some fibre and added nutrients into your morning meal. Baby spinach leaves – when cooked well – are buttery and amazing, and I could have it with just about anything. Since many of my readers want more egg and/or breakfast ideas, I think poached eggs on spinach is a great option to post to make your morning meal a little more interesting. (Be sure to also check out other Breakfast ideas on the site…)
Crack the eggs into individual ramekins (for easier poaching).
Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the vinegar. Reduce to a simmer and give the water a stir to create a swirl. Add the eggs one at a time by lowering the ramekin into the water and tipping the egg into it.
Cook for about 3-4 minutes, then remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and place onto a plate lined with kitchen paper.
Melt the butter in a large pan and once foaming, add the chopped spinach and cook, stirring continuously until the spinach has completely wilted. Season with salt.
Divide the spinach between two plates and add a tablespoon of cream cheese on top of each.
Top with the poached eggs and season with Pink Himalayan Salt and freshly ground black pepper before serving.
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Macro Details per serving
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories 257Kcal / 1075kJ
Fat 22g of which saturates 12g Carbohydrates 1.6g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*) of which sugars 1.5g
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