Sauteed kale, enoki, mushrooms & eggs
Prep 30 mins | Cook 10 mins | Serves 4
1½ tbs extra virgin olive oil
150g enoki mushrooms, trimmed
1 x 250g stem truss cherry or mini roma tomatoes, cut into 4
2 green onions (shallots), trimmed and thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
200g trimmed kale leaves, shredded
4 free-range eggs, at room temperature
1 large just-ripe avocado, halved, peeled and sliced lengthways
Sourdough toast, to serve
Step 1 Heat 1 tbs oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add enoki mushrooms and cook for 1 minute. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. Add tomatoes and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
Step 2 Heat remaining oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Add green onions and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add kale and toss over heat until wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 3 In the last few minutes of cooking, poach the eggs in a large saucepan half-filled with gently simmering water for 3-4 minutes for a semi-set yolk (or cook to your liking).
Step 4 rrange kale, enoki mushrooms, tomatoes, avocado and poached eggs on serving plates. Sprinkle with micro-herbs if liked. Serve with sourdough toast.
Good for you ... Cherry Tomatoes
Higher in vitamin C (about 50% more) than other tomatoes. This vitamin contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
A source of beta carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body. This vitamin is needed for vision.
A very good source of vitamin C which contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Provides potassium which may help balance the sodium from salt.
A source of dietary fibre which helps the normal function of the intestine.
Tomatoes are the richest food source of lycopene, a member of the carotenoid family. Research suggests that lycopene may play a role in the normal health of the prostate gland. The redder the tomato, the higher its lycopene content. Rich red tomatoes are also a source of beta carotene which is converted into vitamin A in the body and is needed for vision.