Start the day with a nutritious breakfast which is packed with protein, fibre and vitamins which are essential to good health. This yummy poached egg recipe will keep you fuller for longer, and can be personalised to suit your tastes and dietary requirements.
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 onion, diced
3 chillies, stemmed, seeded and diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 can crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
3/4 cooked wheat berries
3 tablespoons capers, drained
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 bunch kale, stemmed and chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
Red pepper flakes
- Pour some oil into a pan and warm over the stove until it shimmers (take care not the burn the oil for too long). Now add the chopped onion and sauté until soft, before adding the chillies and garlic.
- Include the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, cooked wheat berries, capers, cumin, paprika, lemon zest and salt before stirring well. Simmer the entire mixture on a low-heat, until the sauce begins to thicken.
- Add the kale, then simmer for a few minutes until the leaves start to soften to your liking. Crack the eggs around the perimeters of the pan, and cooking on a low heat until the yellow of the egg is runny, (this will take about 6-8 minutes).
- Drizzle with olive oil and crumbled feta to taste.
Recipe and image via Not Without Salt