Roast mushrooms on Gruyère toast

You'll need

50 gm butter, coarsely chopped 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 3 tsp thyme leaves, plus extra to serve Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon 400 gm Swiss brown mushrooms, halved 8 thick slices of rye bread 350 gm Gruyère, thinly sliced To serve: oregano


  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 220C. Heat butter, oil, garlic, thyme and lemon rind in a small saucepan over low-medium heat until fragrant (1 minute), season to taste and set aside.
  • 02
  • Spread mushrooms on an oven tray, drizzle with half the butter mixture, season to taste and roast until tender and browned (15-20 minutes).
  • 03
  • Meanwhile, preheat grill to high heat. Toast bread for 1-2 minutes, turn, arrange Gruyère on top of bread and grill until bubbling (1-2 minutes).
  • 04
  • Top Gruyère toast with mushrooms, spoon remaining butter mixture over to taste, scatter with oregano and extra thyme, squeeze lemon juice over to taste and serve.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Jul 2013

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