Asparagus with Fried Egg and Parmesan Cheese Recipe | Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Asparagus with Fried Egg and Parmesan Cheese

Asparagus with Fried Egg and Parmesan Cheese Recipe

Servings: 4      Prep Time: 2      Cook Time: 10

Feel free to add more eggs to the recipe and also to use butter in place of olive oil. Recipe adapted from The Splendid Table

Ingredients:

1 bunch asparagus, tough ends trimmed
2 teaspoons olive oil (or butter)
1 egg (or more)
Parmesan cheese
salt
freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

1. In large frying pan, bring 1 inch of water with a large pinch of salt to boil. Lay asparagus in pan, cover with lid and cook for 2-4 minutes (depending on thickness of spears) on medium heat until just tender. Drain and plate asparagus on serving plate.

2. Wipe frying pan clean. Heat the olive oil over medium heat . When hot, add egg(s) to pan and fry 2 minutes. Turn heat to low, cover pan and cook an additional 1-2 minutes until egg whites cooked through. Slide eggs on top of asparagus.

3. Season with salt and pepper. Shave Parmesan cheese on top with vegetable peeler.