Recipe: Poached Eggs with Avocado and Feta Smash on Sourdough

Eggs are an egg-cellent source of protein and Omega 3, they are a natural source of at least 11 different vitamins and minerals and antioxidants; which makes them a great addition to any healthy balanced diet.

This little recipe looks divine; as well as ridiculously good for you. Just looking at it is making me hungry.

Poached Eggs with Avocado and Feta Smash on Sourdough

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins


  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 60g crumbled feta cheese, goat or cow milk
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped dill
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 thick slices sourdough bread (each serve)

Poached Egg Avacado Feta


Avocado Smash

1. To make the “smash”, place avocado halves in a bowl and fork through to create a rustic mash.
2. Add lemon juice, crumbled feta, chopped parsley, dill and chopped cherry tomato. Mix well.

Poached Eggs

3. Bring a medium shallow saucepan of water and vinegar to the boil. Break the egg into a small dish.
4. Reduce the heat, to the water, to a simmer. Carefully slide in the egg.
5. Repeat this process with remaining eggs.
6. Allow 3 – 4 minutes for poached eggs with firm whites and soft runny yolks. Cook longer for a firmer egg.
7. Remove with a slotted spoon, rest on a paper towel to absorb any excess water.

To Serve:

8. Smear Smash on toasted sourdough and top with two poached eggs.


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