Parmesan Toasts with Avocado & Parma Ham Crisps

The perfect start to the day, this healthy breakfast will provide lots of energy for the morning ahead without being too heavy. Serve it with a glass of fresh orange juice.
5 Sept 2018 · Recipes
Parmesan Toasts with Avocado & Parma Ham Crisps Recipe
Category Starter
Serves 2
Prep 10 Minutes
Cook 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2–4 slices Parma ham
  • depending on size
  • 2 large eggs
  • lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 25g/1oz butter
  • 2 thick slices country-style bread
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the slices of Parma ham in a dry
  2. non-stick skillet and cook over a medium heat for 3–4 minutes
  3. turning once
  4. until crisp. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper.
  5. Meanwhile
  6. whisk the eggs
  7. milk and Parmesan together in a wide
  8. shallow dish and season with salt and pepper. Dunk both sides of each slice of bread in the egg mixture then leave to soak briefly.
  9. Wipe the skillet clean with kitchen paper
  10. then add the butter and melt over a medium heat. Add the egg-soaked bread to the pan and cook for about 2 minutes on each side until golden and slightly crisp.
  11. Place the Parmesan toasts on two serving plates and top with the rocket and avocado. Squeeze a little lemon juice over the avocado to stop it browning and top with the Parma ham. Finish with a grind of black pepper and a drizzle of maple syrup
  12. if using. Serve straightaway.
  13. To serve:
  14. 2 handfuls rocket leaves
  15. 1 avocado
  16. halved
  17. stone removed
  18. peeled and cubed
  19. squeeze of lemon juice
  20. maple syrup
  21. for drizzling (optional)

The perfect start to the day, this healthy breakfast will provide lots of energy for the morning ahead without being too heavy. Serve it with a glass of fresh orange juice.

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