Spicy poached eggs

Recipe By:Phillippa Cheifitz
Serves:2 to 4
Cooking Time:30 minutes
Cook's Tips:Add chunks of spicy smoked sausage, or torn or thinly sliced salami.
Prep Time:20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced
  • 5 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 large red or yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium brinjal, chopped
  • 1 400g tin Italian chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp fresh chilli, crushed
  • a pinch sea salt, plus extra to taste
  • black pepper, ground
  • 4 Free-range eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • wholewheat couscous, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 Tbsp chilli sauce

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Cooking Instructions

  1. Soften the onion in 3 Tbsp of olive oil in a large pan.
  2. Stir in the garlic, pepper and brinjal, plus the remaining olive oil.
  3. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring once or twice until the vegetables start to soften.
  4. Add the tomatoes, chilli and a little seasoning. Simmer for 10 minutes, uncovered, until the vegetables are cooked and the sauce has a good consistency.
  5. Season to taste.
  6. Add the eggs, cover and poach gently for 5 minutes or until the whites are set and the yolks slightly runny.
  7. Sprinkle with parsley and spoon over the hot couscous.
  8. Pass around the chilli sauce at the table.

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