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Creamy Mushroom Bruschetta Recipe

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Mushroom—button, portobello and shiitake—plus a lovely blend of herbs make a hearty, flavorful topping for bruschetta.—Amy Chase, Vanderhoof, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:28 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 28 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 28 slices French bread baguette (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
  • 1 tablespoon each minced fresh basil, parsley and thyme

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 94 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the mushrooms and onion in oil for 6-7 minutes or until mushrooms are browned. Stir in the cream, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, place baguette slices on ungreased baking sheets. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes on each side or until toasted. Rub garlic over toasts; discard garlic.
  3. Stir the basil, parsley and thyme into mushroom mixture; heat through. Spoon about 1 tablespoonful on each toast. Serve immediately. Yield: 28 appetizers.
Originally published as Creamy Mushroom Bruschetta in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2011, p15

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 94 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"Great Holiday Appetizer!"

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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2013

"I spread goat cheese on the bread before topping with mushrooms and they disappeared in minutes."

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