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Light & Healthy Poached Egg on Spinach & Sweet Potato Mash

Our quantity recipe for light & healthy poached egg on spinach and sweet potato hash really lets the flavors of its fresh ingredients shine. Try it on your foodservice menu!

Recipe

Serving Size: 1 entrée (1/3 cup mash, 1 egg, 1/3 cup salsa)

Yield:

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb fresh sweet potatoes
  • 1 qt fresh spinach
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 12 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized shell egg(s)
  • 1 qt pico de gallo or salt-free salsa
  • 1/4 tsp taco seasoning

Ingredients:

  • 4 lb fresh sweet potatoes
  • 2 qt fresh spinach
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 24 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized shell egg(s)
  • 2 qt pico de gallo or salt-free salsa
  • 1/2 tsp taco seasoning

Ingredients:

  • 8 lb fresh sweet potatoes
  • 4 qt fresh spinach
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 48 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized shell egg(s)
  • 1 gal pico de gallo or salt-free salsa
  • 1 tsp taco seasoning

Ingredients:

  • 12 lb fresh sweet potatoes
  • 6 qt fresh spinach
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 72 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized shell egg(s)
  • 1 1/2 gal pico de gallo or salt-free salsa
  • 1 1/2 tsp taco seasoning

Preparation:

  1. Peel, trim, and slice sweet potatoes. Steam or boil sweet potatoes until cooked and place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Steam or wilt spinach. Squeeze spinach dry and add to sweet potatoes; add salt. Blend on pulse setting.
  3. Poach egg and place on paper towel before plating.
  4. Place 1/3 cup scoop of spinach and sweet potato mash on a serving plate. Using back of scoop, make an indentation in the mash where the egg will go.
  5. Place drained poached egg in indentation of heated spinach and sweet potato mash.
  6. Arrange 1/3 cup of pico de gallo or salsa on the serving plate. Place a pinch of taco seasoning on the center of the poached egg.

Notes

For a labor shortcut, place individual scoops of sweet potato mash on a greased baking pan. Create a well; break an egg into each well. Bake at 425°F for 8 - 10 minutes until set, or until cooked to desired doneness.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1 entrée (1/3 cup mash, 1 egg, 1/3 cup salsa))

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 190
Calories from Fat 45
Total Fat 5g (8% DV)
Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 185mg (62% DV)
Sodium 330mg (14% DV)
Total
Carbohydrate
29g (10% DV)
Dietary Fiber 7g (28% DV)
Sugars 5g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 280%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 15%
Iron 20%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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