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Quick Skillet Home Fries & Mushroom Brunch Bowls

with Greens + Poached Egg

 

A quick, delicious, low in fat at-home brunch; a great way to start your day with lots of affordable vegetables.

  • Serves2
  • Cooks in 20- 25 mins
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • High Fibre

    High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.

  • Immune Support

    Recipes have ingredients that support our immune system and help our bodies to fight bacterial and viral infections.  Foods high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals support our immune functions.  Food and herbs with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties help our bodies fight infection and support our immune response.

  • Low fat

    Low Fat recipes have healthy whole food ingredients that are low in fat and calories to help with weight management and heart disease.

  • Protein

    Recipes with protein-rich ingredients.  Examples of high protein foods include; eggs, meat, fish, seafood, poultry, dairy, quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.

  • Vitamins Minerals

Ingredients

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  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 crimini mushrooms - diced
  • 6 pinto potatoes - diced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ - 1 tsp salt + pepper
  • 4 cups kale | spinach - diced
  • 2 tbsp parsley - fine chop
  • 2 eggs from your local farmer

Method

 

Quick Skillet Home Fries & Mushroom Brunch Bowls

 

PREHEAT oven 400F | 200C

 

WIPE Mushrooms wipe clean. WASH remaining veg.   SMALL DICE potatoes + mushrooms evenly. Fine chop garlic.

 

HEAT an ovenproof skillet ADD oil + mushrooms + potatoes – pan sear 5 minutes, turning every minute until lightly golden.

 

ADD garlic + paprika + salt + pepper. PUT the skillet in the oven to finish off cooking. 10 – 15 mins until tender and golden. 

 

REMOVE the pan carefully from the oven. STIR in greens, and the heat will wilt them.

 

SERVE plate skillet home fries and greens and top with an egg + a sprinkle of paprika if you like. This is a low-fat recipe; you can drizzle with olive oil or, better still, your favourite hot sauce or mustard that is oil-free.

 

HOW TO POACH 2 EGGS
BRING a small pan of water to a simmer. ADD either 1 tsp vinegar or ½ tsp salt.
CRACK an egg into a small ramekin, then gently roll into the water – 1 at a time.
COOK eggs 3 – 5 mins depending on how runny your like egg yolks, remove with a slotted spoon.
PLACE spoon on a towel to absorb water, then plate egg.

Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

SWAP MUSHROOMS USE – whatever you like; maitake, shitake, oyster, crimini, chestnut, portabello, button mushrooms.

 

PARSLEY is a mineral-rich superfood.  Cooking the parsley softens the flavour and retains nutrients as minerals are heat tolerant, unlike vitamins which diminish during cooking.

 

GREENS – use swiss chard, spinach, kale, dandelion, chenopodium – good king henry, Asian greens, bok choy.

 

SWAP POTATO for purple skin yams, butternut squash or zucchini – cooking times vary.

 

ADD CHERRY TOMATOES + HERBS like scallion, chives, garlic chives, basil, dill, thyme, rosemary.

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