Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Mushrooms on Toast Recipe


Mushrooms are cooked with garlic, butter and balsamic vinegar then placed on thick slices of crusty toast (we used Pane Di Casa).

Serves 4.

500g mushrooms
50g butter
20ml (1 tablespoon) oil
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
63ml (1/4 cup) water
Salt
4 thick slices bread
Extra butter, for bread
30ml (1 1/2 tablespoons) balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped green onion (green shallot)
Finely chopped parsley and freshly ground black pepper, for serving

Peel or wipe mushrooms and slice thickly. © exclusivelyfood.com.au

Place half the butter (25g) and the oil in a large frying pan or saucepan over medium heat. Fry the garlic, without browning, for one minute.

Increase heat to medium-high and add mushrooms. Stir to coat mushrooms in butter mixture. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add water and salt to pan. Cover pan and reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 9-10 minutes until mushrooms are soft. Remove lid and cook for one minute to allow some of the liquid to evaporate.

While mushrooms are cooking, butter both sides of bread with extra butter. Grill bread on both sides until golden brown. Place bread on serving plates.

Add balsamic vinegar and green onion to mushrooms. Add remaining 25g of butter, stir until butter melts, then spoon mushrooms onto toast. Top with parsley and pepper; serve immediately.
© www.exclusivelyfood.com.au


5 Comments:

Blogger Chocolate said...

We just tried this and it was delicious!

27/8/08 10:40 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

a great start to the day it was delicious

25/4/09 8:56 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonderful recipe. . .I used slices of baguette (apprx 4 per serving)

thank you!

30/7/09 5:29 am  
Anonymous Catro said...

I prepared this mushroom recipe along with bacon and eggs for breakfast this morning and was so delicious. Makes a nice change and the balsamic vinegar is the best especially the vintage variety, yummo!

28/11/10 12:19 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Absolutely delicious! Have made this twice in one week as couldn't stop thinking about it since the first time making it.

5/8/12 8:55 am  

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