TURKISH POACHED EGGS WITH YOGURT AND SPICY SAGE BUTTER

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TURKISH POACHED EGGS WITH YOGURT AND SPICY SAGE BUTTER

Main Ingredient: TURKISH*POACHED*EGGS Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Ingredients

1 cup plain yogurt

2 large garlic cloves, pressed

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter

12 fresh sage leaves

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

8 eggs

Warm pita bread

Nutrition Facts

per serving of Serves 4.

Calories

500

Directions

Step 1Stir yogurt and garlic in a small bowl to blend.

Step 2Season to taste with salt.

Step 3Divide the mixture equally among 4 plates, spreading to coat center.

Step 4Melt butter in a heavy small saucepan over medium heat.

Step 5Add sage, paprika, and red pepper and stir just until butter sizzles.

Step 6Remove from heat.

Step 7Season with salt.

Step 8Add vinegar to a large skillet of simmering water and return mixture to simmer.

Step 9Crack eggs into the water.

Step 10Simmer until eggs are softly cooked, about 3 minutes.

Step 11Using a slotted spoon, remove eggs from water, drain briefly and place 2 eggs atop yogurt on each plate.

Step 12Rewarm butter mixture if necessary; spoon over eggs and serve immediately with pita bread.

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