Poached eggs on greens

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Prue: My All-time Favourite Recipes

By Prue Leith

Published 2018

  • About

After years of being labelled the bad-cholesterol villain, I’m glad to say that the humble egg has at last been given a clean bill of health, and we can now eat eggs without guilt. To be honest, I never stopped.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 15 g unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion<


  1. Heat the olive oil and butter in a large frying pan over a medium-low heat. Add the sliced onion, along with a good pinch of salt, and fry gently until soft and slightly golden. Add the garlic and parsley and cook for a further 2 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and add the broad beans. Co