Smoked Eggs Over Asparagus #BrunchWeek #Giveaway #Ad

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Sweet Smoked Paprika adds a smoky taste to fried eggs. Served these beauties over crisp-tender asparagus. Red wine finishing salt starts your taste buds singing!

Smoked Eggs Over Asparagus #BrunchWeek

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Smoked Eggs Over Asparagus Platter #BrunchWeek

Smoked Egg over Asparagus #BrunchWeek

I have to admit asparagus was never a vegetable I looked forward to eating. I grew up with canned asparagus which, has a decent flavor but texture-wise was best left creamed for soup.
Fresh asparagus is a whole different ball game! I was happy to learn that Michigan Asparagus is a sponsor for #BrunchWeek 2017. Young, tender asparagus can be used in so many dishes. Asparagus pairs well with sauces like Hollandaise or Béarnaise.
As a side, asparagus pairs well with fish, beef and fowl.
If you never cooked asparagus it can seem intimidating to get that perfect crisp-tender result. Thanks to this tip from Food Network, my asparagus turns out perfect every time!
Trim the ends and remove any woody areas on the stems. Wrap 8 to 10 spears in damp paper towels and microwave for 30 to 60 seconds at a time until it reaches your desired tenderness. That’s it! The color stays a vibrant green. Lovely!
I choose to let the asparagus shine by topping it off with smoked fried eggs. When you cut into that egg and the yolk covers the asparagus, you are in for quite the treat! Simple and delicious!

Smoked Eggs Over Asparagus #BrunchWeek

Smoked Eggs Over Asparagus #BrunchWeek #Giveaway #Spon

Yield: 2 to 4 servings


  • 1 lb asparagus (I used Michigan asparagus)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Wine finishing salt (I used Sol du Vigneron)


  • Heat oil with paprika in a small skillet
  • Drop in eggs. Baste eggs with hot oil until reaching desired consistency.
  • Drain on paper towels if desired.
  • While eggs cook, prepare asparagus.
  • Wrap 8 to 10 spears at a time in damp paper towels. Microwave for 30 seconds at a time until spears are crisp tender. Arrange cooked asparagus on platter or individual plates.
  • Top with eggs and finishing salt.
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#BrunchWeek 2017

Take a look at what the #BrunchWeek Bloggers are creating today!

BrunchWeek Beverages:
Homemade Orange Julius from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Kimchi Bloody Mary from kimchi MOM
Mimosa Bar from Love and Confections

BrunchWeek Egg Dishes:
Asparagus & Pancetta Frittata from The Chef Next Door
Breakfast Burritos from Books n’ Cooks
Chilaquiles from The Redhead Baker
Coddled Eggs with Bacon and Cheddar from Family Around the Table
Eggs Benedict Breakfast Tacos from The Spiffy Cookie
Parmesan Polenta Brunch Bowl with Asparagus and Sausage from Cooking with Carlee
Put an Egg on it Mac and Cheese from Sew You Think You Can Cook
Smashed Sweet Potato Rosti with Butter Poached Egg from Nik Snacks
Smoked Eggs over Asparagus from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
Spinach Baked Eggs with Habanero Cheddar from Sweet Beginnings

BrunchWeek Breads, Grains and Pastries:
Apple Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread from Pink Cake Plate
Apple Crumble Bread from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Apple, Sausage & Cheddar Oven Pancake from Wholistic Woman
Cheddar Asparagus Breakfast Tarts from It Bakes Me Happy
Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal from Big Bear’s Wife
Cinnamon Roll Pizza from Palatable Pastime
Best Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
English Raisin Scones with Apple Jam from The Crumby Cupcake
Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls from Gluten Free Crumbley
Strawberry Lemonade Muffins from An Edible Mosaic
Strawberry Rolls with Orange Icing from The Nifty Foodie
Tiramisu French Toast from Brunch-n-Bites
Twisted Star Cinnamon Rolls from Amy’s Cooking Adventures

BrunchWeek Main Dishes:
Biscuits and Gravy Bubble Up from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
Cheesy Bacon Chile Rellenos from Rants From My Crazy Kitchen
Country Fried Steak & Eggs with Habanero Cheddar Gravy from Forking Up
Homemade Chicken Sausage & Egg Stromboli from Hardly a Goddess
Spinach, Artichoke and Asparagus Strata from Cooking in Stilettos
Ultimate Cheddar Grits Bowl from The Barbee Housewife
Veggie Loaded Breakfast Enchiladas from Sarcastic Cooking

BrunchWeek Fruits, Vegetables and Sides:
Apple and Creamy Ricotta Crepes from From Gate to Plate
Apple Cheddar Bites with Honey and Pepper from Feeding Big
Spring Asparagus Salad from Girl Abroad
Sweet Pea Sipper from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Thai Asparagus Slaw from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner

BrunchWeek Desserts:
Baltimore Peach Cake from Cookaholic Wife
Mandarin Orange Bundt Cake from My Catholic Kitchen


Disclaimer: Thank you to #BrunchWeek Sponsors: Red Star Yeast, Dixie Crystals, Cabot Cheese, Nielsen-Massey, Rainier Fruit, and Michigan Asparagus for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for #BrunchWeek recipes. All opinions are my own. The #BrunchWeek giveaway is open to U.S. residents, age 18 & up. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Six winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The #BrunchWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or any other social channel mentioned in the #Brunchweek posts or entry.

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35 Responses to Smoked Eggs Over Asparagus #BrunchWeek #Giveaway #Ad

  1. Edna Williams says:

    French Toast and Huevos Rancheros are my favorite brunch standbys, and always with either my husband or my sister, and sometimes both!

  2. wen budro says:

    I used to enjoy brunch with my sister. My favorite brunch dish has always been eggs benedict.

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  5. Wendy Klik says:

    Red wine finishing salt?! Let the hunt commence.
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  6. Oh man I’ve never had canned asapargus and I think I’ll keep it that way, bleh I can only imagine. Fresh is so good and I love that your served the eggs so simply over them. Gotta love the smoked flavor from the paprika too.

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  8. Alexandra Robertson says:

    My favorite brunch dish ia definitely eggs Benedict. I cannot resist hollandaise sauce. I love to brunch with my husband!

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  11. Hezzi-D says:

    I can only imgine how awesome this dish is once you cut into those delicious eggs!

  12. What a great tip about cooking the asparagus! I can’t wait to try that method.

  13. Thomas Murphy says:

    I like omelets and I like to Brunch with my GF

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  15. Annamarie V says:

    I love different kinds of benedict’s like crab or one place we go to has a cajun benedict it’s made on a biscuit.

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  17. Terry says:

    My favorite brunch dish is Eggs Benedict and loving having brunch with my daughter and granddaughter.

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  20. Summer I says:

    I like eggs, bacon and pancakes. I like to brunch with my husband and son.

  21. Terry says:

    I love eggs benedict and love to have them with the family.

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