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Foolproof Poached Eggs

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious, foolproof poached eggs. The vinegar will help the egg whites set more easily."
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15 m servings 64
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 eggs)


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  1. Fill a large saucepan with 2 to 3 inches of water and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to medium-low, pour in vinegar, and keep the water at a gentle simmer.
  2. Crack an egg into a small cup. Place cup near the surface of the hot water and gently drop egg into the water. Repeat with remaining eggs. Turn off heat, cover, and let sit until whites are set, 4 minutes. Lift eggs out of pan with a slotted spoon. Season with salt, pepper, and dill.


  • Cook's Note:
  • I used organic eggs in this.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 64 calories; 4.4 0.5 5.6 164 101 Full nutrition

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Excellent recipe. I chose to use ground cayenne instead of dill. Thank you for the recipe.