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Roast mushrooms on Gruyère toast

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for roast mushrooms on Gruyère toast.

By Alice Storey & Emma Knowles
  • Serves 4
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Roast mushrooms on Gruyère toast


  • 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


  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    Spread mushrooms on an oven tray, drizzle with half the butter mixture, season to taste and roast until tender and browned (15-20 minutes).
  • 3
    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).
  • 4
    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.