Peas with poached eggs and chouriço

Peas with poached eggs and chouriço on a dish bowl

Going to invite your family to lunch and want to prepare a simple meal with excellent presentation? Prepare this tasty recipe of peas cooked with poached eggs and chouriço, your family will love it.

Peas with poached eggs and chouriço on a dish bowl

Servings:: 4
Prep Time:5 m
Cook Time:40 m
Total Time:45 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 600 grams (4 cups) peas
  • 75 grams (2 2/3 ounces) Portuguese chouriço
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Coriander (to taste)


  1. Place the olive oil, chopped onion, the peeled whole garlic, pepper, bay leaf and the chouriço cut into slices in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion starts to turn golden brown. Add the peas, stir with a wooden spoon and simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Pour the water (enough water to cover the peas), season with salt, stir and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium-low heat and simmer about 25 minutes with the pan covered, stirring occasionally.
  2. When the peas are almost cooked add the eggs and let them cook. Turn off the heat, add the coriander,Peas with poached eggs and chouriço on a saucepan cover the pan and let stand about five minutes.
Peas with poached eggs and chouriço
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 387
Total Fat 24 g(37%)
Saturated Fat 6 g(29%)
Cholesterol 180 mg(60%)
Sodium 341 mg(14%)
Total Carbohydrate 26 g(9%)
Protein 18.5 g

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