Mushroom Pear Melts Recipe
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Mushroom Pear Melts Recipe

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I really like mushrooms with cheese. Add pears, broil away, and you’ve got a scrumptious open-face sandwich. Serve with a salad and fruity tea. —Marla Hyatt, St. Paul, MN
Featured In: 36 Ways to Love Toast
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups sliced fresh shiitake or baby portobello mushrooms (about 10 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread, toasted
  • 2 large ripe Bosc pears, thinly sliced
  • 8 slices provolone cheese

Nutritional Facts

2 open-faced sandwiches: 421 calories, 20g fat (11g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 883mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 9g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. Preheat broiler. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until tender. Stir in salt and pepper.
  2. Place toasts on a rack of a broiler pan. Top with mushrooms; layer with pears and cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 2-3 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom Pear Melts in Simple & Delicious October/November 2015

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curlylis85 User ID: 3166950 235620
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2015

"easy and very tasty!"

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