This Eggs in Baked Mushroom Nest recipe makes a great weekend breakfast treat
500g button mushrooms
1 small onion, chopped
125ml fresh cream
50g grated Gouda cheese
30g chopped parsley to garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
Trim and wipe the mushrooms. Slice the mushrooms. finely dice the onion.
Melt the butter and pan fry the onions until they are transparent. Add mushrooms and cook for about 3 min, stirring from time to time.
Stir in the cream, let it reduce and season to taste
Spoon the mushroom mixture into 4 buttered individual ovenproof dishes
Make a shallow well in the center of each and crack an egg into each. Sprinkle each slightly with salt, cover with grated cheese and brown in a moderately hot oven (200`) for about 12min, until the eggs have set but the yolk are still soft
Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with toast
Recipe provided courtesy of SAMFA – the South African Mushroom Farmer’s Association. Established in 1984, SAMFA aims to promote the South African mushroom industry and increase the consumption of fresh cultivated mushrooms.