Feta Toast Recipe with Beetroot and Eggs

Whipped feta and beetroot on toast with poached eggs and dukkah

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Add a bit of spice to your eggs with dukkah, a Middle Eastern condiment. Our vegetarian recipe makes an exotic brunch idea or an easy midweek meal ready in under 30 minutes



  • feta 150g, crumbled
  • natural yogurt 4 tbsp
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • cooked beetroot 250g pack, drained well and cut into wedges
  • eggs 4
  • sourdough 4 slices, toasted
  • dukkah 2 tbsp, (see notes below)
  • flat-leaf parsley a handful, chopped


  • Step 1

    Put the feta, yogurt, lemon juice, a little seasoning and 2 tbsp of cold water into a small food processor and whizz until really smooth.

  • Step 2

    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, pat the beetroot really well with kitchen paper to dry, then cook in the pan for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly caramelised.

  • Step 3

    Crack each egg into a teacup or ramekin, then gently tip into a large pan of simmering lightly salted water, and cook for 2 minutes or until the white is just set, then remove with a slotted spoon.

  • Step 4

    Put a piece of toast onto each plate, spread with some of the whipped feta, spoon over the beetroot wedges, top with a poached egg, then sprinkle with the dukkah and parsley.

Dukkah is a Middle Eastern condiment made with dried herbs, spices and nuts. It’s available from large supermarkets, here are more ideas for using dukkah.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 465
  • Fat 19.6g
  • Saturates 8.2g
  • Carbs 44.7g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Fibre 5.5g
  • Protein 24.8g
  • Salt 2.5g