Mushroom & Halloumi French Toast

Mushroom & Halloumi French Toast

If you’re looking for a filling and hearty brunch, this mushroom and halloumi French toast is the perfect weekend treat. Add a spoonful of crème fraîche for extra indulgence.
Serves 2
Total Time
25 Minutes
200g of chestnut mushrooms, thickly sliced
250g block of halloumi, cut into eight slices
8 slices of brioche
2 eggs, beaten with a dash of milk in a bowl
4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
4 tbsp of crème fraîche
A few sprigs of thyme
2 tbsp of olive oil
A knob of butter
Salt to season
A pinch of chilli flakes (optional)
Step 1

Heat a griddle pan and a frying pan until hot.

Step 2

Toss the mushroom slices in a bowl with the olive oil and some of the leaves from the thyme sprigs. Cook them in the griddle pan until soft, lined and golden. Remove from the pan and keep warm.

Step 3

Cook the halloumi in the griddle pan until nicely marked, remove from the heat and set aside with the mushrooms.

Step 4

Dip each slice of brioche in the beaten egg and cook in the frying pan in a little butter until golden on each side. Put two slices on each plate.

Step 5

Mix the remaining thyme leaves with the crème fraîche.

Step 6

Top the brioche with a spoonful of crème fraîche, then add two slices of halloumi and some mushrooms. Add four quarters of a cherry tomato to each and serve with a pinch of chilli flakes and salt to season.

Recipe courtesty of Just Add Mushrooms

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