Roasted Garlic Mushrooms


Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

From Gina’s Favourites!

The name says it all! Try it. Love it!


16 even-sized open cup mushrooms, stalks cut level
3 tbsp corn or vegetable oil
75g unsalted butter, softened
3 cloves garlic, chopped very finely
2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
1½ tbsp lemon juice
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
50g fresh breadcrumbs



Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/gas mark 6. Lightly fry the mushrooms, cap-side down, in hot oil for 20 seconds.

Arrange the mushrooms in a shallow roasting tin with the stalks facing upwards.

Mix together the butter, garlic, thyme, lemon juice and seasoning. Spoon a little garlic butter onto each mushroom, then lightly press the breadcrumbs on top.

Either refrigerate for later use, or cook immediately in the oven for 10 minutes.


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