Asparagus with Fried Eggs and Parmesan Cheese Recipe

Asparagus with Fried Eggs and Parmesan Cheese Recipe

Feel free to add more eggs to the recipe and also to use butter in place of olive oil. 

Total Time:

12 minutes(Cooking)




1 bunchasparagus, tough ends trimmed
2 tspolive oil (or butter)
4eggs (or more)
Parmesan cheese
freshly ground black pepper


  1. In large frying pan, bring 1 inch of water with a large pinch of salt to boil.
  2. 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 place asparagus on serving plate.
  3. Wipe frying pan clean. Heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  4. When hot, add eggs to pan and fry 2 minutes. Turn heat to low, cover pan and cook an additional 1-2 minutes until egg whites cooked through.
  5. Slide eggs on top of asparagus. Season with salt and pepper. Shave Parmesan cheese on top with vegetable peeler.

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