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Mediterranean Veggie Focaccia Stack + Pesto Recipe

By Freedom Fitness, Sep 11 2019 09:03PM

This foccacia stack is a great option for breakfast or lunch - stack filled with vegetables & flavour to brighten up your morning or lunchtime.


SERVES 1 ~ PREP TIME: 10 mins ~ COOK TIME 5 - 10 mins


Ingredients:

- 1 foccacia slice OR 1 -2 slices of sourdough bread

- 1 tsp of pesto (homemade recipe below)

- 1/2 red capsicum, sliced into thin strips

- 1 cup of spinach

- 1/2 cup of mushrooms

- 2 eggs

- 1 slice of bacon (optional)

- Sprinkle of cheddar or parmesan cheese or 1 -2 slices of halloumi

- PLUS any other extra vegetables you would like e.g. eggplant, zucchini, broccoli, pumpkin, sweet potato, onion, olives, tomato


PESTO RECIPE:

- 1/2 clove of garlic

- 1 big bunch of basil

- 1 handful of pine nuts

- 1 good handful of grated parmesan cheese

- Extra virgin olive oil


1. Add into a blender until a smooth consistency.


Directions:

1. Prepare all vegetables and pre-heat oven grill to medium - high heat.

2. In one pan, cook the bacon and eggs*. If room, add the capsicum slices.

3. Once bacon has been cooked, drizzle olive oil & add mushrooms & spinach.

4. While the spinach & mushroom cook, add focaccia to grill until lightly toasted.

5. Spread the pesto on the foccacia slice.

6. Add toppings in the following order:

- any vegetables you have added

- capsicum slices

- spinach & mushroom combo

- a slice of bacon

- 2 eggs

- shredded cheese or halloumi

7. Place foccacia back into grill and cook until cheese is melted (or halloumi has golden brown spots).

8. Enjoy as breakfast or lunch!

*Option: instead of fried, you can have your eggs poached or scrambled.







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