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Poached Eggs Over Collard Greens & Shiitake Mushrooms
This recipe is a great one for dinner as well as breakfast. The shiitake mushrooms adds the unique umami Asian flavor to this dish.
Poached Eggs Over Collard Greens & Shiitake Mushrooms Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes



  1. Slice onions and press garlic and let sit for 5-10 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits.
  2. Bring 2" of water to a boil in a steamer pot.
  3. Rinse greens well. Roll or stack leaves and cut into 1/4" slices and cut again crosswise. Let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Steam collard greens, mushrooms and onions together for 5 minutes.
  5. While steaming greens, get ready for poaching eggs by bringing water and vinegar to a fast simmer in a small, shallow pan. You can start on high heat, and once it comes to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer before adding eggs. Make sure there is enough water to cover eggs.
  6. Mix together lemon juice, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  7. Poach eggs until desired doneness. This will take about 5 minutes, or just until the white is set and the yolk has filmed over.
  8. Remove vegetables from steamer and toss with dressing. Remove eggs from water with a slotted spoon and place on plate of tossed greens.
Serves 4

Nutritional Profile

Poached Eggs Over Steamed Collard Greens
1.00 serving
(189.19 grams)
Calories: 166




 vitamin A33%

 vitamin C33%

 vitamin D32%



 vitamin B228%


 vitamin K28%

 vitamin B619%





 vitamin E15%

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Poached Eggs Over Steamed Collard Greens
1.00 serving
189.19 grams
Calories: 166

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
selenium 26.18 mcg 48 5.2 very good
copper 0.40 mg 44 4.8 very good
pantothenic acid 2.10 mg 42 4.6 very good
vitamin A 301.36 mcg RAE 33 3.6 very good
vitamin C 24.74 mg 33 3.6 very good
vitamin D 126.05 IU 32 3.4 very good
folate 121.86 mcg 30 3.3 good
vitamin B2 0.37 mg 28 3.1 good
vitamin K 25.55 mcg 28 3.1 good
biotin 8.47 mcg 28 3.1 good
molybdenum 12.58 mcg 28 3.0 good
vitamin B6 0.33 mg 19 2.1 good
protein 9.36 g 19 2.0 good
phosphorus 129.80 mg 19 2.0 good
iodine 27.05 mcg 18 2.0 good
manganese 0.41 mg 18 1.9 good
vitamin B12 0.40 mcg 17 1.8 good
vitamin E 2.26 mg (ATE) 15 1.6 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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