Soft boiled egg on quinoa, spinach and shallot - Conventional Method
  • ½ quinoa + 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ⅔ cup english spinach, shredded
  • 2 spring onion, sliced thinly
  • pinch sea salt
  • pinch cracked pepper
  1. Prepare the quinoa by rinsing under water to remove grittiness. Place in a small saucepan with water and salt, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until moisture is absorbed. Remove from heat and place a paper towel between the pot and lid to absorb moisture. Fluff with fork.
  2. Soft boil the eggs by adding to boiling water and simmering for 6 minutes.
  3. Heat oil over a medium frypan. Add garlic, spinach and spring onion and sauté for 3 minutes until spinach starts to wilt.
  4. Add the quinoa and salt and heat through for 1 minute.
  5. Spoon quinoa into serving bowls and serve with boiled egg on top.Season with cracked pepper.
Recipe by Helen Tzouganatos at