Wild Mushroom Bruschetta Recipe

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Serves4+
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories264 Kcal13%
Sugar23 g26%
Fat17 g24%
Saturated Fat8 g40%

Wild mushrooms are full of different flavours and textures so make for a really interesting dish when cooked with. Since there are a large variety of wild mushrooms that are in season during November, they’re a great ingredient to try for a delicious autumn recipe.

If you’re entertaining, this bruschetta recipe makes for the perfect starter option to try. This dish is vegetarian friendly, so it’s a great one to try if you’re entertaining vegetarians, but since mushrooms tend to be quite meaty in texture, any meat eaters will love it too. Mushrooms are full of antioxidants, vitamin C and iron along with protein, copper and potassium, so including them in your diet is a great way to get some essential vitamins.

Ready in 20 minutes, this dish serves four people and makes for a great dinner party starter option. Try it once and you’ll not forget it.

HOW TO MAKE MUSHROOM BRUSCHETTA

Ingredients

50g

(2oz)

butter

500g

(1lb 2oz)

wild

mushrooms, sliced

2

garlic

cloves,

coarsely

chopped

3

tbsp

fresh

rosemary,

roughly

chopped

3

tbsp

fresh

thyme,

leaves

picked

4

large

slices

sough

dough

2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil

Method

  1. Heat half the butter in a large frying pan over a high heat until bubbling. Add half of the mushrooms and fry for 3-4 minutes then stir through half the garlic and herbs. Season well then cook for a further 3-4 minutes until golden and tender.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm while you repeat with the remaining butter, mushrooms and herbs.
  3. Heat the grill to high, brush the sourdough slices with the olive oil and place under the grill for 30 seconds until golden. Spoon the mushrooms over the toasts to serve and drizzle with the remaining oil.
Top Tip for making Wild Mushroom Bruschetta

Transform this starter into canapes by using thin slices of a slim baguette and topping with a slice or two of wild mushrooms.