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Mushroom, bacon & tomato French toast served on a plate

Mushroom, bacon & tomato French toast

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Top French toast with mushrooms, bacon and tomato for a decadent start to the weekend. This is a brunch recipe to impress 

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal657
fat36g
saturates17g
carbs52g
sugars16g
fibre4g
protein28g
salt3.3g
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Ingredients

  • 4 rashers streaky bacon
  • 100g halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato chutney
  • 100g halved portobellini or chestnut mushrooms
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 300ml milk
  • 4 thick slices of white bread
  • 2 tbsp butter

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the grill to high. Grill the bacon for 5-6 mins, then set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Put the cherry tomatoes on a baking tray and grill for 5 mins. Mix with the tomato chutney and set aside.

  • STEP 3

    Fry the mushrooms in ½ tbsp olive oil for 5 mins and set aside.

  • STEP 4

    Beat the egg with the milk in a shallow dish, add the bread and leave to soak for 1 min, turning once.

  • STEP 5

    Fry in the butter over a medium heat for 4 mins, then flip and cook for 4 mins more, until both sides are golden. Top with the tomato mix, bacon and mushrooms.

RECIPE TIPS
CHOOSING THE BREAD

Use a thick, hand-sliced loaf for this recipe. If using pre-sliced bread, soak it for half the time stated in the method.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2020

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