Breakfast recipe for Avocado Toast, topped with Lemony-Fried Mushrooms

1 avocado, mashed
½ tomato, deseeded and diced
½ red chilli, chopped (optional)
salt and milled black pepper
15ml oil
200g button mushrooms, quartered
5ml paprika
5ml lemon zest
10ml lemon juice
2 slices wholewheat toast
15ml fresh thyme or parsley, chopped

How to
Fix the avocado, tomato and chilli, if using, in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the mushrooms for 3-4 minutes. Season with the paprika, lemon zest and juice.

Divide the guacamole between the toasts and top with the fried mushroom mixture.

Garnish with fresh thyme or parsley.


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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.