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  • 20g unsalted butter
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced at an angle
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and cut into 1cm dice
  • sea salt or black pepper
  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 1 ripe avocado, cut into 5mm-thick slices


  • STEP 1

    Melt the butter in a frying pan. When it’s foaming, add the spring onions and cook until soft, taking care not to let them burn.

  • STEP 2

    Add the eggs and scramble lightly. Finish with the diced tomatoes and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

  • STEP 3

    Toast the sourdough and lay the avocado on top. Spoon over the eggs, season again and serve.

    Recipe taken from Duck & Waffle: Recipes and Stories by Daniel Doherty, published by Mitchell Beazley (£25, octopus


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