Roasted pumpkin, mushrooms and poached eggs. A salad to be served lukewarm, with all the flavors of the wood and autumn – pumpkin and porcini mushrooms – egg and red shirt in soft and velvety, in addition to the slight acidity of goat cheese. Is’ easy and fun dish to eat, that you can serve as an appetizer but also as the only light and tasty dish in a portion a little’ most abundant, serve with toasted homemade bread. The porcini and pumpkin are among my passions autumn and marry well together, and you know that I am a big fan of poached eggs, I would put almost anywhere. Do not worry about egg cooking, Follow my tips and you will not go wrong, the only important thing is that the eggs are fresh. Have a good day!
Ingredients for 4 people:
- 600 grams of pumpkin
- salt and pepper
- fresh chilli as required
- extra virgin olive oil as required
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 2 Bay leaves
- 4 fresh eggs
- 500 grams of mushrooms
- 120 grams of goat cheese (I suggest something soft, not too seasoned)
- a few leaves of salad for garnish
Preheat oven to 200 degrees, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Wash the pumpkin, deprive it of seeds, the skin and filamentous parts and cut into small cubes. Put the pumpkin cubes in the Pan, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, season with salt, pepper, season with pepper, Bay leaves and garlic and bake for 40 minutes or until the pumpkin won't be tender. Season with even a little olive oil and salt while it is still hot and keep warm.
Clean the mushrooms with a brush from the earth (if they are very dirty wash them under a trickle of water and dry them carefully), then cut into cubes. Toss them in a pan with extra virgin olive oil for one minute just.
Making the cheese into cubes.
For poached eggs: boil salted water in a large saucepan with 3 tablespoons vinegar, Peel an egg at a time and pour it into a saucer. With the help of the handle of a spoon to create a swirl in the liquid, then make you slip between the egg. Turn off the heat, cover and wait for a minute and a half, no more, then take the egg with a slotted spoon, drain well, keep warm and continue with the other three eggs.
Composition of the dish: have harmoniously in the dishes roasted pumpkin, porcini mushrooms, the cheese into cubes. Complete with poached egg, salt and pepper and serve with a drizzle of olive oil, then garnish with lettuce and serve immediately accompanied the salad with homemade bread bruschetta. Bon appétit!