Sunday Brunch

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Looking for something yummy to make for breakfast in bed or treat the other half? Here’s a simple recipe that will please you both; Creamy mushrooms and zucchini with fresh thyme. I served mine with poached eggs but you could easily just have them on chunky toast without eggs or take it to a whole new level and add crispy bacon as well as the poached eggs. This is a super fast recipe have it on a plate and in your mouth within 20 minutes.

Creamy Mushrooms and Zucchini with Fresh Thyme

Ingredients:
250gm button mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 zucchini, thinly sliced
1 tsp. fresh thyme
1 tsp. crushed garlic
3 tbsp. canola oil
70gm butter
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
3 spinach balls, pams frozen portions
1/2 cup cream
To Serve
Toasted Vienna or Ciabatta bread
Poached eggs

Method:

  1. Heat fry pan over high heat add oil, butter, mushrooms, zucchini, garlic salt, pepper and crushed garlic.
  2. Fry for 3-4 minutes until starting to brown, add spinach balls and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  3. Add cream allow to reduce and cook out for a further 5-6 minutes.
  4. Poach eggs and toast your Vienna bread.
  5. Check your seasoning and serve on buttered toasted Vienna with poached eggs.

Serves: 2-3

Best Brunch Ever

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Made the most delicious breakfast/brunch/lunch using these beautiful baked Portobello mushrooms see the link below;
Asian spinach omelette with thyme and pepper baked Portobello mushrooms, baked streak bacon and Wattie’s NZ New 5 Beans in rich tomato sauce. This was the best meal on this snowy wet raining little bit of everything Dunedin day!

So all you need to make this delicious breakfast is:

1 Can Watties 5 Beans in Rich Tomato Sauce

6 pieces Baked Streaky Bacon

Thyme and Black Pepper Baked Portobello Mushrooms

Asian Spinach Omelette 

Now go ahead, treat yourself and make this for either breakfast, brunch or lunch.

Asian Spinach Omelette

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Asian Spinach Omelette 

Perfect start to any day, make my easy asian spinach omelette have it by itself during the week or with oven baked mushrooms and beans for brunch on the weekend. Best Brunch Ever!

You Choose!

Ingredients:

3 large eggs
2 tsp. light soya sauce
2 tsp. sesame oil
1 tsp. canola oil
1 cup baby spinach
1 tsp. fresh parsley, rough chop

Method:

  1. In bowl whisk together eggs and soya sauce.
  2. Heat wok or fry pan over a high heat until just about smoking, add sesame and canola oil.
  3. Makes sure it cots the bottom of the pan.
  4. Pour in beaten egg mix.
  5. Roll your egg around the sides of the wok. *see pic below
  6. Fold your omelette sides down, add baby spinach to one side, cook for 1 minute. using a large spoon or spatula flip half of the omelette over the spinach.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes then serve sprinkled with fresh parsley.

Whisk together 3 eggs and 2 tsp light soya sauce.

Whisk togther 3 eggs and 2 tsp light soya sauce.

Heat wok or frypan over a high heat until nearly smoking add sesame and canola oil.

Heat wok or frypan over a high heat until nearly smoking add sesame and canola oil.

Make sure the oil has coat the bottom of the wok, pour in beaten egg.

Make sure the oil has coat the bottom of the wok, pour in beaten egg.

Leave for 30 seconds.

Leave for 30 seconds.

Roll your wok or fry pan in a circle to spread the egg mixture.

Roll your wok or fry pan in a circle to spread the egg mixture.

Fold down the sides with a large spoon or spatula.

Fold down the sides with a large spoon or spatula.

Add spinach to one side, cook for 1 minute.

Add spinach to one side, cook for 1 minute.

Fold half omelette over the spinach and serve sprinkled with parsley.

Fold half omelette over the spinach and serve sprinkled with parsley.

 

Baked not Fried

Have you ever tried baking your portobello mushrooms?

WEll i think its about time you tried, flakey salt, fresh cracked pepper with hints of fresh thyme and butter juicy mushroom you cannot beat this. And i dont even like mushrooms, i tell you i wanted more!!

Thyme and Black Pepper Baked Portobello Mushrooms

Ingredients:

3 medium portobello mushrooms
3 tsp. olive oil
2 sprigs fresh thyme
3 tsp. butter
flakey sea salt
fresh cracked black pepper

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees fan forced.
  2. Place mushrooms top side down on roasting tray, drizzle with oil about 1 tsp on each.
  3. Sprinkle with flakey salt, fresh thyme and freshly cracked black pepper.
  4. Add 1 tsp. of butter to each mushroom and bake for 15 minutes until tender and juicy.

Perfect as a vegetarian dinner or for breakfast on sunday.

Place mushrooms top side down on roasting tray, drizzle with oil about 1 tsp on each.

Place mushrooms top side down on roasting tray, drizzle with oil about 1 tsp on each.

Sprinkle with flakey salt.

Sprinkle with flakey salt.

Fresh thyme and freshly cracked black pepper.

Fresh thyme and freshly cracked black pepper.

Add 1 tsp. of butter to each mushroom and bake for 15 minutes until tender and juicey.

Add 1 tsp. of butter to each mushroom and bake for 15 minutes until tender and juicey.

Remove from oven and served, i baked mine alongside streaky bacon it gave the mushrooms a delicious bacon background flavour.

Remove from oven and serve. I baked mine alongside streaky bacon it gave the mushrooms a delicious bacon background flavour.

Made the most delicious breakfast/brunch/lunch using these beautiful baked portobello mushrooms see the link below;
Asian spinach omelette with thyme and pepper baked portobello mushrooms, baked streak bacon and Wattie’s NZ New 5 Beans in rich tomato sauce. This was the best meal on this snowy wet raining little bit of everything dunedin day!