Turmeric Mashed Sweet Potatoes \w Poached Eggs

Eggs as we all know is a great source of protein and all the meal plans these days are always promoting sweet potatoes, it has been taking over the food scene in every pub, restaurant, street food stores, etc. This actually came out of laziness. I had left over roasted sweat potatoes I thought to myself what would I do with these. Mashing them was the easiest choice and poaching for eggs as you just drop it in water leave for a minute or two then take it out, can’t get any easier than that. As for the sauce I just reduced some stew from last night and drizzled it on top. With this recipe if you don’t have any left over stew sauce or left over sweet potatoes follow below. I just wanted less work in the late morning.

Apart from being a fairly high protein meal it does provide other nutrients and benefits, one being the anti inflammatory turmeric infused with the mash, increase of ones metabolic rate thanks to the chilli flakes and other large masses of nutrients. You can always garnish it with other spices, chives, cayenne pepper, spring onion etc whatever suits your taste buds. Great post gym meal or just another way to have your sweet potatoes.

Youll need

2, Sweat potatoes

2, Eggs

2 tsp, Vinegar

1 tsp, Turmeric

2 tbsp, Olive oil

Pinch of salt and pepper

Handful of Coriander

Pinch of chilli flakes

2 tbsp, Butter

100ml, Veg stock

  1. Pre heat the oven at 200°C, then Peel the sweet potatoes, dice and lather over some olive oil, salt and pepper and leave in the oven for 30min. Start reducing (leave to simmer) the veg stock with 1tbsp of butter at this point.
  2. When you are 5min close to the end of the 30min mark, start to boil a pot of water with the vinegar inside. Take the sweet potatoes out the oven(poke with a knife to check if it’s ready). If they are soft leave to the side if not continue to cook In the oven for a further 5min.
  3. Once the potatoes are done, heat up a pan, reduce the water once boiled to a hard simmer (just a little higher temp than when you leave it on simmer) stir the water anti/clockwise in the pot to make a water vortex and place the eggs (cracked) inside, one by one (best to use a small bowl to drop them in as they give it shape). This should be cooked for around 2-3min. In that time add butter to the pan and throw in the potatoes and start to mash. Add olive oil, turmeric and continue to mash.
  4. Turn the heat off and place the eggs on a type of cloth. Place the mashed sweet potatoes on a plate, place the eggs where you like, drizzle it with the reduced veg stock. Sprinkle the chilli flakes and coriander to finish (or anything of your choice).

Please try, like and share. Let me know how it goes.


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