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Simple Turkish Eggs

Prep Time:

5 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes


4 Servings



About the Recipe


  • Plain Yogurt, room temperature - 2 cups

  • Garlic, minced - 2cloves

  • Fresh Dill, chopped - 2 T, plus more to garnish

  • Eggs - 4

  • White Vinegar - 2 T

  • Oleavia Smoked Red Hot Pepper Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 4 T

  • Red Chili Flakes - 2 t

  • Salt - To taste


Step 1

Mix yogurt, garlic, dill, and salt to taste, and set aside.

Step 2

Heat water in a medium saucepan until just barely simmering, then add vinegar. Carefully crack the eggs and lower them into the water. Do not allow the water to boil. Cook eggs for 2-3 minutes until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny.

Step 3

Scoop the yogurt mixture into a serving platter and top with poached eggs.

Step 4

Pour the smoked hot pepper olive oil over the eggs and garnish with fresh dill and red chili flakes. Serve with crusty bread.

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