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Poached Eggs Over Spinach and Mushrooms 2
Spinach and mushrooms make a great combination. Using frozen spinach makes this a quick-and-easy combination to enjoy both at breakfast and dinner.
Poached Eggs Over Spinach and Mushrooms 2 Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

  • 1 package frozen spinach (or use fresh spinach and follow instructions for 1-Minute Spinach)
  • 1/2 lb crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 TBS low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 medium fresh garlic, pressed
  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs, preferably organic, poached
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste


  1. Thaw spinach or place in boiling water until thawed.
  2. Drain and press out excess water from spinach.
  3. Heat 3 TBS broth over medium heat in a stainless steel skillet.
  4. When broth begins to steam, add sliced mushrooms and sauté for 4 minutes. Add spinach and sauté for 3 more minutes.
  5. Transfer to a bowl. For more flavor, toss crimini mushrooms and spinach with the remaining ingredients while they are still hot.
  6. When water comes to a high simmer, poach eggs for about 5 minutes, or until whites are firm. Remove from water with a slotted spoon and place over spinach and mushroom mixture.
Serves 2

Nutritional Profile

Poached Eggs Over Spinach and Mushrooms
1.00 serving
(424.42 grams)
Calories: 196


 vitamin K1217%

 vitamin A244%




 vitamin B294%

 vitamin C89%







 vitamin B639%

 vitamin B338%

 vitamin E35%




 vitamin B127%




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Poached Eggs Over Spinach and Mushrooms
1.00 serving
424.42 grams
Calories: 196

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin K 1095.37 mcg 1217 112.0 excellent
vitamin A 2197.49 mcg RAE 244 22.5 excellent
folate 480.08 mcg 120 11.0 excellent
copper 0.92 mg 102 9.4 excellent
manganese 2.24 mg 97 9.0 excellent
vitamin B2 1.22 mg 94 8.6 excellent
vitamin C 66.54 mg 89 8.2 excellent
selenium 47.77 mcg 87 8.0 excellent
pantothenic acid 2.58 mg 52 4.8 very good
phosphorus 344.81 mg 49 4.5 very good
magnesium 196.06 mg 47 4.3 very good
molybdenum 19.84 mcg 44 4.1 very good
iron 7.54 mg 42 3.9 very good
potassium 1852.39 mg 39 3.6 very good
vitamin B6 0.66 mg 39 3.6 very good
vitamin B3 6.00 mg 38 3.5 very good
vitamin E 5.22 mg (ATE) 35 3.2 good
protein 15.89 g 32 2.9 good
vitamin B12 0.75 mcg 31 2.9 good
zinc 3.02 mg 27 2.5 good
calcium 274.51 mg 27 2.5 good
vitamin B1 0.32 mg 27 2.5 good
biotin 7.74 mcg 26 2.4 good
iodine 31.04 mcg 21 1.9 good
fiber 5.72 g 20 1.9 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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