How to make Ian Haste’s poached egg and smashed avocado Megabite Breakfast

Start the day the right way with this delicious duo.

Breakfast pairings don’t get much more classic than avocado and egg.

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How to make Ian Haste’s poached egg and speedy smashed avocado Megabite Breakfast

Serves 1

Cooking time 4 minutes 47 seconds - the same time it would take to download an entire box set with Ultrafast Broadband from BT


2 eggs
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp white wine vinegar
1 slice sourdough
1/4 red small chilli
1/4 lime (juice)
4-5 pea shoots for dressing the plate
1/2 avocado
Butter for the bread


1. In a bowl, mix together the avocado, white wine vinegar, salt, squeeze of lime and chopped chillies.

2. Poach the eggs in a pan while buttering the bread.

3. Add the avocado and dressing to the bread, layering the eggs on top.

4. Finish with a drizzle of olive oil.

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