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Poached Eggs & Parmesan Cheese

½ cup (packed) fresh basil leaves
½ small garlic clove
6 table spoons extra virgin oil
4 large eggs
½ inch thick slices of brioche or egg bread toasted
Parmesan cheese shaving

Puree basil, garlic and oil in a mini processor until very smooth. Season pesto to taste with salt and pepper.

Add enough water to a medium skillet to measure 1-¼ inches. Sprinkle salt generously into water. Bring water to simmer over medium heat. Crack eggs one at a time and gently slip into water. Cook until egg whites are just set and egg yolks are still runny, about 3 minutes.
Place hot toasts on plates. Top each with Parmesan. Using a slotted spoon, transfer 2 eggs, well drained, to each piece of brioche. Sprinkle eggs with salt and pepper. Drizzle with some of the pesto and serve.

Serves 2