Braised mushrooms on sourdough with poached eggs


  • 4 eggs, cracked into a small saucer or cup
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • 500g large oyster mushrooms
  • 4 sprigs lemon thyme
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • Lemon juice
  • 4 slices wholemeal sourdough

As always: if any of these ingredients are flare foods for you, please omit them or replace them with an alternative item. 

Prep Time

5-10 minutes  

Cooking Time

15 minutes




  1. Fill a medium-sized saucepan with water and bring to a simmer. Gently slide each egg into the water and cook for 3 minutes or until the white has set and the yolk is cooked to your liking. Lift eggs out of the saucepan with a slotted spoon.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp EVOO in a large frying pan. Add mushrooms and thyme, stirring occasionally. Cook for 10 minutes or untill golden and tender. Remove the pan from the heat and season with pepper and lemon juice.
  3. Toast the bread and drizzle with remaining EVOO.
  4. Assemble mushrooms and egg on toast and serve immediately.