Peas with spare ribs and poached eggs

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h
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This recipe is perfect for a family Sunday lunch! Peas cooked with spare ribs and poached eggs. It’s a delicious recipe that the whole family will enjoy! Bon appetit!!!

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  • 450 grams (3 cups) peas
  • 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds) spare ribs cut into pieces
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 eggs
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Put the olive oil, the chopped onion, the chopped garlic and the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the spare ribs and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stir and cook over low heat for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 2

    1. Add the peas and season with a little more salt. Stir, pour the water (enough water to cover the mixture) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium-low heat and cook for 25 minutes.

    Step 3

    1. When the peas are almost cooked, add the eggs and let them poach about 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and serve.

Peas with spare ribs and poached eggs | Food From Portugal

Peas with spare ribs and poached eggs

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 652

Total Fat: 47.5 g(61%)

Saturated Fat: 15 g(76%)

Cholesterol: 271 mg(90%)

Sodium: 553 mg(24%)

Total Carbohydrate: 23 g(8%)

Protein: 35.5 g

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