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Garlic Mushroom & Brie French Toast

Serves 1 

  • 2 large slices bread, cut in half
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 150g chestnut, 50g mixed field mushrooms, sliced and cleaned
  • large pinch salt and pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 170g (6oz) Brie, sliced
  • 6 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Tsp of vegetarian green pesto
  • 50g olive oil
  1. Lightly dip bread into egg on both sides the bread on both sides and gently pan fry both sides until golden brown.
  2. Heat the butter and oil in a small frying pan/skillet.
  3. Place the mushrooms in the pan and fry on a medium-high heat for 5-6 minutes until the mushroom turn brown and a little bit crisp at the edges.
  4. Then turn down the heat and stir in the salt, pepper and garlic. Cook for 1 more minute, and then turn the heat down to very low.
  5. Place the slices of brie on the eggy toast and put back under the grill to melt. Once melted, place on two plates.
  6. Strip two of the thyme sprigs of the little leaves and stir through the garlic mushrooms. Spoon on top of the brie,
  7. Mix the olive oil and pesto together then drizzle top each toast slice Finish with a sprig of thyme and a grind of black pepper.