California style eggs

California style eggs

Forget ordinary poached eggs – this American version is bang on trend and totally delicious

  • Feeds 2Feeds 2
  • Ready in 20 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2669kj 641kcal
  • Fat
    High 59%
  • Saturates
    High 48%
  • Sugar
    Low 59%
  • Salt
    Low 59%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 44g


  • 2 Co-op British eggs
  • 2 Co-op ripe and ready to eat avocados, skinned and stoned
  • 100g Co-op cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp Co-op olive oil
  • 2 pinches paprika
  • 2 bagels of your choice
  • Large handful rocket leaves


  1. Bring a small pan of water to the boil and turn down to a very low simmer
  2. Gently break in the eggs
  3. Cook for 2 mins until the whites are cooked through and the yolk is still soft
  4. Carefully remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper
  5. Meanwhile, mash the avocado in a bowl and stir in the tomatoes, chilli and juice of half a lemon
  6. Season with freshly ground black pepper
  7. Whisk the oil, one pinch of the paprika and the remaining lemon juice together to make a dressing
  8. Halve the bagels and toast
  9. Top 2 halves with the rocket, avocado mix and poached eggs
  10. Pour over the dressing and sprinkle over the remaining paprika, then top with the remaining bagel halves

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