Zuppa Alla Pavese (Chicken Soup W/ Poached Egg)

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READY IN: 13mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soup:.
  • heat chicken stock to a simmer and keep on low heat covered untill ready.
  • Eggs:.
  • in 10 inch Skillet melt butter over low heat.
  • in it cook bread, turning often, for 4-5 minutes, untill golden brown on each side (you could use toaster if you have one that can handle the thicker bread).
  • Place 1 slice of bread each into four bowls.
  • bring 2 inches of water to a simmer in skillet (If you opted to use toaster first melt one tbsp of butter in pan).
  • Break one egg into a saucer.
  • hold saucer as close to the water as you can and slide it carefully into the skillet.
  • Gently lift the white over the yolk with a wodden spoon.
  • break and cook other three eggs in this fashion - trying to keep them apart.
  • cook 3-5 minutes depending on firmness desired.
  • remove with slotted spoon and place one egg on top of each slice of bread in bowl.
  • sprinkle eggs with cheese and remove soup from heat and pour around it.
  • serve at once.
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