Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Garlic butter roasted mushrooms

I'd forgotten how delicious garlic butter is.

I found this recipe on Smitten Kitchen while I was searching for a way to use a big box of button mushrooms. Voila, I made this for breakfast, served it with crusty bread, and decided this is one of the easiest and best ways to eat a box of mushrooms.

Reprinted below:

1 pound mushrooms such as cremini or white, halved lengthwise if large
2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and chopped
3 large garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

Preheat oven to 450°F with rack in middle. Toss mushrooms with capers, garlic, oil, 1/8 teaspoon salt and several grinds of pepper in a 1 1/2- to 2-qt shallow baking dish. Top with butter and roast, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender and golden and bubbly garlic sauce forms below, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Serve immediately, with crusty bread on the side for swiping up the juices.

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