Southwest Skillet-Poached Eggs


Southwest Skillet-Poached Eggs in 3 Simple Steps

Serves 4

4 eggs
1 can black beans
½ cup salsa
Salt and pepper to taste
Optional garnishes: cilantro, scallions, cheese and sour cream


  1. Heat skillet or cast iron pan, adding black beans and salsa.
  2. Bring to a soft simmer and, using the back of a large spoon, create divots for eggs. Season eggs with salt and pepper.
  3. With eggs nested in the bean and salsa mixture, cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes for over-easy to over-medium eggs. Serve immediately as is or with desired toppings and corn or whole wheat tortillas.


Photo by Donovan Roberts Witmer

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