Asparagus Spears With Egg

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by GramboInNewJersey

I was not an Asparagus Lover until I tried this French Renaissance recipe! It is simple to make with ingredients on hand and adds a bit of change to fresh asparagus! I have also added crumbled bacon to jazz it up!

Top Review by vestspeechteacher

I cooked the asparagus with green onions, mushrooms, wine, and olive oil. I over cooked the egg but it was still very soft inside even though I didn't peel it very well. My family said they weren't so sure about it but they cleaned their plates. It doesn't sound like it would be good but we loved it! I don't want asparagus any other way now. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut off each asparagus spear 2 3/4 inches from the end of each tip. Keep the stalks for another use.
  2. Cook the asparagus tips for 7 minutes in boiling salted water and then drain. Discard the water and return the asparagus to the saucepan; add the butter and roll the tips around in it.
  3. Bring some water to a boil in another saucepan and put in the eggs. Boil for 5 minutes, refresh under running water. Shell the eggs.
  4. Divide the asparagus tips between 4 plates. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and place an eggs in the center of each plate. Serve immediately.
  5. To eat, break the eggs with a fork; the yolks will run out and coat the asparagus. Add pepper to taste.

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