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This delicious Italian toast topper makes a perfect light supper, snack, lunch or weekend brunch in super quick time – try it on toasted ciabatta or rustic wholemeal bread.

Italian mushroom and tomato toast topper

Italian mushroom and tomato toast topper

Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips

 

Ingredients

 

    • 6 portabellini or chestnut mushrooms

 

    • 2 large tomatoes, roughly chopped

 

    • A few lemon thyme leaves

 

    • 2 tbsp olive oil

 

    • 1 garlic clove, halved

 

    • 2 slices ciabatta or rustic wholemeal bread, toasted

 

 

Method

 

 

    1. Put the portabellini or chestnut mushrooms, stalks down, with the roughly chopped tomatoes on a foil-lined grill pan. Sprinkle with lemon thyme leaves and drizzle with olive oil.

 

    1. Grill for 2 mins, turn the mushrooms and stir the tomatoes. Grill for 2 more mins.

 

    1. Rub the toast with the cut surface of the garlic and top with the hot tomatoes and mushrooms. Sprinkle with a few extra thyme leaves and season with salt and plenty of freshly ground pepper.

 

Recipe by Kate Moseley