I have been eating this constantly in the past couple of weeks and thought it was about time I shared it with you. It’s barely a recipe, it’s so simple. It’s also so healthy and so delicious! A total winner in my eyes.
This recipe uses the humble cauliflower in replacement of toast and honestly it works amazingly as a low carb replacement to bread. You finish feeling satisfied and you honestly don’t miss the bread at all. It’s seriously scrummy and makes a perfect weeknight supper, or one hell of a breakfast! This makes the ideal brunch to make on a sleepy weekend.
- o feed two people you will need:
- ½ cauliflower,
- 4 slices smoked salmon
- 1 avocado, make sure he is good and ripe
- 2 eggs
- salt, pepper
- olive oil
- sprinkle of tumeric, pinch of cumin
- Preheat your oven to 190C
- Take your cauliflower and pull off all his outer leaves. Then sit him down so he is sitting with his root on the chopping board. Take a big knife and chop off one of his rounded sides, it will crumble and not resemble a slice of toast at all. Don't panic. Try cutting another slice. Most likely, this will crumble too. (the crumbles can be treated in the same way as the slices and roasted off at the same time to make delicious cauliflower popcorn to snack on...yum scrum) Cut another slice and rejoice that it stays in tact and looks like a proper slice. Repeat until you have two slices.
- Pop your slices on a lined baking tray and drizzle with a small amount of olive oil, a sprinkling of tumeric and cumin. Season with salt and pepper and pop in the oven to cook for about 20-25 minutes until they are golden brown and the root is soft when you poke it with a knife.
- Whilst the cauliflower is cooking, you can prepare the avocado.
- Simply peel the avocado and remove the stone. Then take a fork and mash it to a smooth paste. Season with salt and pepper.
- Prepare to poach your egg. For the perfect poached egg, put your kettle on. Once it's boiled, pour boiling water into a pan and bring it to a light simmer over a medium heat. Add a pinch of salt. Crack your egg into a teacup. Then take a spoon and swirl the water in the pan to create a mini whirl pool. While the water is swirling, carefully pour your egg into the water. The moving water will help to sweep the egg around and will help to keep the white together. A perfectly soft poached egg will take about 2 minutes. You can check to see if it's done, by lifting the egg out and giving him a little poke. If it feels way too soft, then pop him back in for another minute. I always remove my eggs with a slotted spoon and put them straight onto some kitchen paper to dry off a little.
- Once the cauliflower is cooked, pop it on a plate and cover it in avocado mash. Layer on two slices of smoked salmon onto each and then top with a perfectly poached egg. Sprinkle with some sea salt and a grind of pepper. Eggy perfection!