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Braised Cow Peas on Toast and Poached Egg:

  • Olive oil 30 ml
  • Beef sausage, spiced, casing removed 400 g
  • Onion, finely chopped 80 g
  • Celery, finely chopped 50 g
  • Red chili, seeds removed, finely chopped 20 g
  • Garlic, finely chopped 10 g
  • Thyme, fresh 6 g
  • Paprika, smoked 8 g
  • Bay Leaf 2 g
  • Cow peas, soaked 660 g
  • Water 1.5 l
  • Baby spinach 80 g
  • Eggs, poached 10 Each
  • Sourdough toasts 10 Each
  1. Braised Cow Peas on Toast and Poached Egg:

    • In a heavy bottom pot, add olive oil and the beef sausage and brown over medium-high heat. Render the meat and then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
    • Reduce heat to medium and add onions, celery and chilli, sauté until fragrant. Then add garlic, thyme, smoked paprika and bay leaf.
    • Increase the heat to high, add black-eyed peas then add water and Knorr Chicken Stock Powder bringing to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low allowing it to simmer partially covered for 1 hour, occasionally stirring.
    • After 1 hour, peas should be tender, and liquid almost fully absorbed by the peas. Return the beef back to the pot and add Knorr Tomato Pronto and simmer again for 20 minutes.
    • Remove bay leaf and thyme stocks and add spinach allowing it to wilt slightly.
    • Serve over toasted sourdough and top with a poached egg.
  2. Chef’s Tip:

    • To take this over the top, feel free to crumble over some feta or grated cheddar cheese.