Poached Eggs, Spinach, Walnuts with Blood Orange Olive Oil Recipe
-1 tablespoon Sonoma Farm Blood Orange Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-2 tablespoons Sonoma Farm Balsamic Aged Vinegar
-1 (10-ounce) bag baby spinach, chopped
-3 garlic cloves, minced
-3 vertically sliced shallots
-3/4 teaspoon chopped thyme, divided
-1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-3/4 cup toasted walnuts, chopped and divided
-2 ounces shredded Swiss cheese
-8 cups water
-2 tablespoons white vinegar
-4 large eggs
1. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon blood orange infused oil. Add spinach; sauté 2 minutes. Remove spinach from pan; drain, cool slightly, and squeeze out excess moisture. Add remaining oil to pan. Add garlic and shallots; sauté 3 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon thyme, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and salt, ; sauté 7 minutes. Stir in spinach, 1/2 cup walnuts, aged Balsamic vinegar, and cheese; cook 30 seconds.
2. Combine 8 cups water and white vinegar in a large saucepan, and bring to a simmer. Break each egg gently into pan. Cook 3 minutes. Remove eggs using a slotted spoon. Spoon 2/3 cup mixture onto each of 4 plates. Top each serving with 1 egg. Sprinkle evenly with remaining thyme, pepper, and walnuts.