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Potato scones with feta and poached eggs

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Potato scones with feta and poached eggs


  • Cook the potatoes in a pot full of boiling water for 15-20 minutes, until they soften.
  • Drain and put them back in the pot.
  • Add the flour, feta, butter, baking powder and the egg (lightly beaten).
  • Combine with a fork. You want the potatoes almost mashed and mixed in with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Season to taste.
  • Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan.
  • Divide the mixture into 8 equal-sized pieces and shape into balls.
  • Cook the scones in the pan for about 5 minutes on each side, until they are golden brown. Cook in batches if necessary.

For the poached eggs

  • Bring a large pot full of water to a boil.
  • Add the bay leaf, peppercorns, salt and 2 tablespoons vinegar.
  • Place the remaining 2 tablespoons of vinegar in a bowl. Carefully crack 2 eggs and add them to the bowl. Vinegar helps to keep the eggs separate and creates a film around them that helps them boil better.
  • Stir the water with a wooden spoon, creating a small whirlpool in the pot.
  • Gently and carefully add the eggs to the pot, one at a time. Cook for 2-4 minutes.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon. Use a pair of scissors to cut off any bits of egg white that are hanging.
  • Set on some paper towels to strain. 

To serve

  • Serve the potato scones on plates, along with slices of prosciutto, poached eggs, spring onion and pepper.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
34 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
50 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
42 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
14 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
70 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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