Susie’s Favourite Recipes

Giant Stuffed Mushrooms - Susie’s Favourite RecipesGiant Stuffed Mushrooms
Serve 6 people

6 Large flat mushrooms
2 Slices of Bread, crusts removed
2 Tablespoons of Milk
Large bunch of flat leafed fresh Parsley
2 Garlic cloves
50g (2oz) freshly grated Parmesan Cheese
2-3 tablespoons Brandy (optional)

* Wipe the mushrooms and remove the stalks.

* Soak the bread in the milk.

* Heat 2-3 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan.
Add the whole mushrooms and fry for 5 minutes or until just tender, sprinkle with pepper and turn them over once.

* Arrange the mushrooms, stem side up, in a flame-proof dish.

* For the stuffing finely chop the mushroom stalks and parsley
(or if you prefer use a food processor).

* Squeeze the bread dry and add to the mushroom mixture and mix well (or process a little longer).

* Put the mixture into a bowel.
Crush the garlic and add with the Parmesan cheese and pepper.

* Moisten with brandy to taste with 2-3 tablespoons of
olive oil and mix together.

* Pre-heat the grill.

* Press a little stuffing mixture into each mushroom cap
and grill for about 5 minutes until golden.

* Serve hot and enjoy!


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