Herbed Poached Egg Whites on Wheat

These Herbed Poached Egg Whites on Wheat are an ideal low calorie, high protein breakfast best enjoyed on the go. Forget those old scrambled egg whites, poaching them yields light fluffy whites perfect for perching atop a single slice of whole grain toast. A bit of freshly chopped tarragon takes your egg whites from basic to savory.

Herbed Poached Egg Whites
5 from 1 vote

Herbed Poached Egg Whites on Wheat

Make these Herb Poached Eggs for a savory breakfast featuring fluffy poached egg whites, freshly chopped tarragon, and a single slice of whole grain toast.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword poached eggs whites
Prep Time 9 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 164 kcal
Author Openfit


  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 tsp. distilled white vinegar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 slice low-sodium sprouted whole-grain bread toasted
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh tarragon


  1. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add vinegar; reduce heat to maintain a gentle boil. 

  2. Place egg whites into a small bowl. Hold bowl close to the water’s surface and slip the egg whites into the water; cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until whites are completely set. Gently lift egg whites out of water.

  3. Place egg whites on toast; sprinkle with tarragon. 

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Herbed Poached Egg Whites on Wheat
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 236mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 19g 38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.