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Asparagus With Fried Eggs And Cheese Recipe
|Fresh asparagus||1 Pound|
|Olive oil||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
|Grated parmesan/Pecorino cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g20%
Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 229.2 mg
Sodium 408 mg17%
Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.9%
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 15 g29.7%
Vitamin A 24.3% Vitamin C 10.7%
Calcium 22.8% Iron 19.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
While the water heats, snap off the fibrous tough ends of the asparagus spears.
Cook the asparagus in the boiling water for 5 to 8 minutes, until just tender.
While the asparagus cook, heat the butter and olive oil in a heavy skillet.
Crack the eggs into the skillet.
Cover and cook until the whites are firm and crisp around the edges and the yolks are partially cooked but not hard-set.
Arrange the hot asparagus on warmed serving plates, top with the fried eggs, and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and grated cheese.