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Cheese gratineed asparagus with a fried egg


  • Preheat overhead grill to highest degree.
  • Carefully place the asparagus in a large pot of lightly salted, rapidly boiling water. Then bring back to the boil and instantly remove. Drain well. 
  • Brush a large gratin (or any ovenproof) dish with melted butter and neatly arrange the asparagus in one layer. Sprinkle with more melted butter, seasonings, breadcrumbs and quite a bit of parmesan. Drizzle a little more butter on top and cook under the grill for 5 or so  mins until golden.
  • When almost ready, fry one egg per person and place on top of each portion with a sprinkling of parsley.
  • nb.  Olive oil can be used instead of melted butter if you prefer.


  • 24 large asparagus spears, peeled
  • sea salt & freshly ground pepper
  • melted butter
  • fresh breadcrumbs (or Panko crumbs)
  • freshly grated parmesan
  • olive oil
  • 4-6 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

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