Warm Spinach Salad With Soft-Poached Eggs

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Spinach is so good, and with soft poached eggs, this is divine! From Food & Wine magazine. This recipe originates in England and France.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 quart of water to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon of salt and the eggs and simmer over medium high heat for 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, move the eggs to a bowl of cold water and let sit for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep the pan of hot water on the stove over low heat.
  2. Meanwhile, put the spinach in a large bowl. In a medium skillet, combine the olive oil, sherry and balsamic vinegars, shallots and thyme, and boil for 1 minute.
  3. Crack the eggs all over and gently peel them under warm running water, keeping them whole. Using a slotted spoon, slip the eggs in the hot water for 30 seconds.
  4. Pour the warm dressing over the spinach, season with salt and pepper and toss. Mound the salad on plates, top each with an egg and serve.

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