Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Baked Baby Bella Mushrooms

Do you ever play around in the kitchen and come up with something that's a riff on another recipe but you like your rendition a lot better?

Did that sentence even make sense?
I have a recipe for Garlic Baked Mushrooms that I love, but this rendition, OMG good, as well.  

I found some Baby Bella Mushrooms on sale last week, bought them, then realized that the menu plan for the week, really didn't lend itself to having mushrooms added to it.

Baked Baby Bella Mushrooms
But...

I did have Tapas, so I pulled the mushrooms out, washed, and halved some and quartered some others and decided that they might make a nice addition to Tapas.

Baked Baby Bella Mushrooms
I think I was right, cause they disappeared in short order.

All I did was put them down, turn my back for a couple of minutes and the plate was empty!

I love it when that happens.

Not really a recipe here, just a how to.
 Melted about 3-4 tablespoons of butter, and added three crushed, chopped cloves of garlic and one shallot cut into very thin slices.   Warmed the garlic/shallot mixture up
Shallots and Garlic
and then poured it over the mushrooms, tossed them up a little and baked them in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes.

Baked Baby Bella Mushrooms
Had to take a picture before I put them out.
And I did snag one before all the other people ate them.
These would be so good as a side to a steak or ...
I bought some more mushrooms before the sale ended.   I have plans for them.  'giggle'.

Sid Munkholm
Sid Munkholm

Sid loves to cook, feed people and have fun in the kitchen. She shares her successes and the involuntary offerings she sometimes gives the kitchen goddess as well. And she's still looking for the mythical fairy to help her clean the kitchen after a marathon cooking session. Currently working on a cookbook showcasing the recipes from her Danish heritage.

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