Lebanese Poached Eggs

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Poached eggs are a breakfast favourite, but they can seem plain when poached in boiling water. You can make them more interesting by poaching the eggs in a sauce. Here's Lebanese style poached eggs - for a kick in the morning.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 1 serving

1 Onion
2 Eggs
5 Cherry tomatoes
1 Tin of chopped/plum tomatoes
1 Tsp of tomato puree
1 Tsp mixed herbs
1 Tsp chilli powder
Black pepper

Finely chop the onion.

Place in a frying pan with 1tsp of olive oil, all of the seasoning and leave to simmer for 7 minutes.

Thoroughly wash the cherry tomatoes.

Add the tomatoes to the pan, stir and leave to cook on a low heat for 10 minutes, or until golden.

Add the tin of chopped/plum tomatoes, tomato puree and 50ml of water.

Stir and leave without a lid on for 20 minutes.

Crack the eggs, one by one, into the sauce.

Cover with a lid and leave to simmer for 3 minutes.

Remove the lid, serve and enjoy.

'Lebanese Poached Eggs' is quite a hearty dish, so it can be enjoyed for either breakfast, brunch, or lunch, or even dinner.

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