Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

| August 4, 2015 | 9 Replies

Yes, it is as simple as it looks, but hides an extremely good taste without so much effort to make. The fresh and beneficial purslane, salty flavors of capers and Greek feta cheese are well suited to organic farmed eggs.

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Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese


  • 2 tablespoons water Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 eggs, organic, free-range
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon feta cheese, crumbled
  • 3-4 caper buds
  • purslane, tender parts


Heat 2 tablespoons water and olive oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Lower heat to medium-low; crack eggs into skillet.

Fry until whites are set and yolks are cooked according to your taste, about 4-6 minutes.

Season with black pepper.

Then sprinkle with feta cheese, capers and purslane.


The secret to a good fried egg is:

Low heat! Cook in medium-low heat (…and longer than usual – slow cooked eggs).

Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

5 More positives:

  1. Nutritious suggestion.
  2. Suits to eat as any other meal you like during the day (good saturation level/feeling).
  3. Brilliant idea to substitute meat (e.g. sausages, bacon) with herbs and any type of cheese in general.
  4. Add ingredients to your weekly grocery list = Simple, basic, affordable ingredients used for this recipe.
  5. No need to add extra salt!

Fried eggs with purslane, capers, and feta cheese

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Category: Vegetables

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  1. Yum! This sounds really good and looks to be pretty easy to make! I like the sounds of that! Thanks for sharing!

  2. wow the color of those eggs is pure perfection, I would eat this dish for breakfast and again for dinner!

  3. Maria Lg says:

    Αν έχεις και ζεστό χωριάτικο ψωμί, για βούτηγμα στον κρόκο και στο καλό ελαιόλαδο?…………μμμμμμμμμμμμ ΤΕΛΕΙΟ!!!!!

  4. I love capers! And fetta! Must try this – would be perfect at a brunch.

  5. oh man, this looks so good. I love fried eggs- I never really thought of doing anything with them. Thank you!

  6. Danielle says:

    Oh my gosh, this looks amazing! I can’t wait to give it a try, thank you 🙂

  7. This is my kind of easy-breezy and tasty breakfast! I’ve never used purslane before — don’t think I’ve ever seen it in the market either. What’s the flavor like?

  8. timmy says:

    This looks amazing, I can not wait to try this out my self, I am such a fan of your cooking hi crystal, you get me so excited welwen you start talking about eggs mmhmmmmm xx

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