Harissa Onion and Poached Egg Toast | The Worktop

Harissa Onion and Poached Egg Toast

Whether you've had harissa or not, try pairing it with caramelized onions like in this Harissa Onion And Poached Egg on Toast. The sweet and spicy flavors of caramelized onions and harissa are topped on a layer of cool Greek yogurt. 
Course Toasts and Sandwiches
Cuisine British
Keyword Harissa Toast
Special Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 358kcal
Author The Worktop


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion - cut half and thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic - thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon harissa
  • 1 slice thick of rustic bread
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (50 grams)
  • 1 egg - poached
  • 1 small handful fresh mint - chopped
  • honey (for topping)


  • In a small skillet over medium-high heat, stir fry the onion and garlic in the olive oil, until the onion is softened and the garlic is starting to brown. Mix in the harissa and cook for an additional minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Evenly spread the yogurt on the bread. Top with the harissa and onion mixture. Top with a poached egg. Garnish with the mint and finish with a drizzle of honey.


This recipe is for one serving, but you can easily scale it for additional servings.


Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 12.7mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 2.2mg