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Catholic Recipe: Asparagus and Scrambled Eggs with Bacon

    INGREDIENTS

  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 5 eggs
  • 3tbsp freshly chopped tarragon
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 ciabatta loaf, thickly sliced
  • olive oil for cooking
  • Details

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep Time: 1/2 hour
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Italy

Scrambled eggs and fresh asparagus is a dish that is served in the area around Assisi. St. Clair may not have eaten this but it would make a very nice breakfast to be served on her feast.

DIRECTIONS

Bring a pan of salted water to the boil, drop in the trimmed asparagus and part cook for 2-3 minutes. Immerse them in cold water and drain well. Divide into four bundles and wrap each with bacon.

Preheat a moderate grill. Arrange the asparagus bundles onto a tray, moisten them with olive oil and then grill them for 6-8 minutes to crisp the bacon, turning carefully once.

Moisten the bread with olive oil and grill that evenly too.

Now break the eggs into a bowl, add the tarragon, season and beat together with a fork. Heat 1tbsp olive oil in a non-stick frying pan, add the eggs and stir continuously with a flat wooden spoon.

When the eggs are lightly set (don't overdo it) transfer them back to the mixing bowl to prevent over-cooking.

To finish off, heap the egg onto the toast, top with an asparagus bundle and serve.

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