Asparagus Dippers with Soft-Boiled Egg

Asparagus spears make great dippers to serve with soft-boiled eggs. Use large luscious spears or mini spears – whatever suits your fancy.

			  Asparagus Dippers with Soft-Boiled Egg

Serves: 1

Cooking time: 5-8 minutes


  • 1 egg per person
  • 3-5 spears asparagus, per person, woody ends removed
  • Salt flakes and cracked pepper
To Serve:

Your favourite bread, toasted


  1. Place eggs in small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a simmer and cook gently. For a runny yolk, time for 2 minutes. For a creamy textured yolk, time for 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile steam or microwave asparagus until just tender but still holds its shape, 2-3 minutes. If serving with toast, make toast while asparagus is cooking.
  3. Serve at once with salt and pepper and get dipping!


  • For this recipe to be dairy-free, avoid using prepared and packaged foods containing dairy products. Take care to check ingredient labels on all products you use.

Recipe provided by the Australian Asparagus Council.

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