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Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

We have a Hobbit like passion for mushrooms and eat loads of them.  One of my favourite ways is to stuff them full of lovely things and bake them in the oven.

Served with a salad and some garlic bread, this makes a lovely lunch or light dinner.  The flavours can be tweaked but this sort of Greek style combination works very well.

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Ingredients:

4 large field mushrooms

8 baby roma tomatoes finely sliced

1/2 cup black olives sliced

1/2 cup feat cheese crumbled

One garlic clove grated

3 spring onions finely chopped

Olive oil

Salt & pepper to season

Method:

Remove the stalk and cut down a little way to make the mushrooms a bit deeper.

Place the mushrooms flat side down in a large casserole dish

In a bowl, mix together the tomatoes, olives, feta, garlic and spring onions.

Season to taste

With a spoon carefully fill each mushroom and pack down firmly.

Drizzle each mushroom with a little olive oil

Cover with foil and bake at 200c (fan-forced) for about 20 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and hot.

Serve with a green salad and a slice of garlic bread

 

Bon Appetit!  🙂

Mushroom, Haloumi and Avocado Burgers

Mushrooms!  What a wonderful food…  Where would a vegetarian be without them…  We adore these burgers and we aren’t vegetarians but they are so damned delicious I defy even the most staunch meat-eater to turn their nose up at these.

The giant field mushrooms are ideal for this as they are big and thick so the texture really is like a meaty burger.  The sweetness of the mushroom and the slight saltiness of the haloumi cheese is a perfect match.  The avocado gives a lovely zing to the entire proceedings…

Mushroom Burgers

Ingredients:

4 wholemeal buns

4 large field or Portobello mushrooms

1 packet of Haloumi cheese sliced into 4 thick slices

1 teaspoon Olive oil

1 long red chilli (seeds removed) finely sliced

1 large clove of garlic finely sliced

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Couple of sprigs of thyme, finely sliced

Handful of baby spinach leaves

1 ripe avocado

Couple of tablespoons mayonnaise

Salt & pepper to season

Method:

Mash the avocado and mix with half the lemon juice

Season to taste and set aside

Meanwhile heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and gently fry the mushrooms for a few minutes until just softened.

Add in the garlic, chilli, zest and rest of lemon juice and sauté for a minute or two

Season with a little salt & pepper to taste

Drizzle over the honey and apple cider vinegar and top with thyme sprigs.

Coat the mushrooms thoroughly and leave on very low heat until ready to assemble the burgers

In the meantime in another clean fry-pan, fry the haloumi cheese slices until golden brown on each side

Spilt each bun and lightly toast cut side up under a grill

Spread a generous amount of mashed avocado on the one cut side up half of each bun

Top with a slice of haloumi, then a mushroom (with some of the lovely sauce)

Finish off with fresh baby spinach leaves and spread some mayonnaise on the cut side of the top half of the bun

 

Bon Appetit!   🙂

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