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Crostini Alla Porcini

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Category: Italian, Breads, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 oz Imported dried porcini
  • -mushrooms
  • 3 tb Good olive oil
  • 1 tb Unsalted butter
  • 1/2 lb Fresh shitake or
  • -chanterelle mushrooms,
  • -sliced (or white button,
  • -or a mixture)
  • 1/4 c Heavy cream
  • 2 tb Minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tb Fresh grated Asiago or
  • -Parmesan cheese
  • 8 lg Or 16 small slices Italian
  • -bread, lightly toasted


Soak porcini in 1 cup very hot water for 20 minutes. Drain and dice,
removing any hard stem pieces. (Strain and save the liquid to use in soup.)
Heat oil and butter in a large skillet until butter foams. Add mushrooms
and cook until lightly golden. Add garlic and cook and stir for one minute.
Add cream and cook until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Add parsley
and stir briefly. Season to taste with salt and a couple of grinds of
black pepper. Cool slightly (can be made ahead) and mound on toasts.
Sprinkle with cheese and run under a preheated broiler until cheese is
melted and all is bubbly and beginning to brown. Serve immediately.

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