Asparagus, Egg and Wild Garlic Crumb

Asparagus, Egg and Wild Garlic Crumb

I don’t know what’s going on with this weather, but I’ve created a lovely seasonal recipe with foraged wild garlic from a recent trip to Wales. You don’t have to go to Wales to find wild garlic. They tend to grow near riverbanks, so keep a look out if you happen to walkabout in these areas. You can usually smell it a mile off too. You can read more about wild garlic here. This Asparagus, Egg and Wild Garlic Crumb recipe will add a ‘Spring’ to your step.


April 13, 2018
: 2
: 4 min
: 6 min
: 10 min
: easy

Eggs and asparagus topped with a tasty crumb


  • 200g asparagus
  • 5 wild garlic leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 large boiled free range and organic eggs
  • 3 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs
  • knob of butter
  • few shavings of parmesan (use a non rennet hard cheese for a vegetarian version)
  • salt and pepper
  • Step 1 Boil eggs for 4 minutes for a soft yolk, peel, slice in half and place on top of asparagus.
  • Step 2 Boil asparagus for 4 minutes until tender, then drain excess water.
  • Step 3 Place a knob of butter into a frying pan, add breadcrumbs and wild garlic and fry until golden. Sprinkle crumb mixture over the egg. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

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