Winning Recipe – submitted by: Regina Murphy, Douglas Road, Cork
- 4 Quality Assured Eggs .
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 4 pieces of bacon finely chopped
- 1 oz butter
- 10 oz homemade breadcrumbs
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 4 flat mushrooms
- 4 oz Gruyere cheese
Gently cook the garlic and bacon in some olive oil and butter.
Add a little more butter.- ½ to 1 oz to the pan
Add the breadcrumbs and allow them to soak up the butter.
Season well with salt and pepper. Freshly ground if possible. You could add some fresh thyme or sage at this stage if available
Wash and dry the mushrooms.
Fill the mushrooms with the bread and bacon mixture and sprinkle the cheese on top.
Place in a hot oven and cook for 8-10 minutes.
In the meantime poach the eggs.
When the mushrooms are ready, remove from the oven and top with an egg.
Season again then pour over a little warm olive oil.
Serve with some crusty bread and crispy salad.