'BELLO OF THE BALL (SALLYE)

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make 'BELLO OF THE BALL (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  • 1BALSAMIC 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
  • 2MUSHROOM 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
  • 3Stem 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
  • 4Slice 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
  • 5Remove to serving plates and drizzle marinade over each entire mushroom (be generous)

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

    Just garnish them like regular burgers.

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About 'BELLO OF THE BALL (SALLYE)

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