'BELLO OF THE BALL (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

A vegetarian mushroom recipe that can be used as an appetizer, an entree, a side dish or a sandwich patty.

PS It tastes good, too.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 large
portobello mushrooms
4 Tbsp
olive oil
2 clove
garlic
3 Tbsp
fresh basil
2 tsp
herbs de provence (link in comments below)
2 medium
slicing tomatoes, ripe but firm
4 slice
mozzarella or swiss cheese
salt & pepper to taste

BALSAMIC SHALLOT MARINADE

2 medium
shallots
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1-1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1 Tbsp
fresh basil or parsley
1/2 c
balsamic vinegar
1 c
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
BALSAMIC SHALLOT MARINADE PREPARATION:

Finely mince shallots and basil (or parsley)

Whisk vinegar and olive oil together until melded

Add salt and pepper

Add minced shallots and basil

Continue whisking until ingredients are well blended

Set aside
2
MUSHROOM PREPARATION:

Preheat oven to 400ยบ F

Preheat grill or large heavy (cast iron is best) skillet to medium high heat

Line baking sheet with parchment paper & set aside

Finely mince peeled garlic cloves and basil

Transfer to shallow mixing bowl

Add olive oil, herbs de provence, salt and pepper to bowl and whisk until well blended

Set aside
3
Stem the mushrooms and wipe mushroom caps clean with peper towel

Brush oil/herb mixture generously over both sides of mushroom caps

Grill the mushrooms for 6-8 minutes per side

Remove from heat and place on lined baking sheet
4
Slice tomatoes into 1/4" thick slices

Place 2 or 3 slices of tomato on each mushroom

Cover tomatoes with a slice of cheese

Place baking sheet in preheated oven and cook until cheese is melted and bubbly
5
Remove to serving plates and drizzle marinade over each entire mushroom (be generous)

Best served immediately while still hot
6
These can also be served on toasted buns as "hamburgers" for vegetarian diners

Just garnish them like regular burgers.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #mushrooms, #grilled