Wild Mushroom Crostini with Goat Cheese

“I had dinner at my friend Donna’s house one night and she served a mushroom appetizer with some crackers that was really tasty. So I went to find a similar recipe and found this. This is a little fancier with the crostini and goat cheese, but the mushroom mixture served with crackers is good on its own as well.” – April Ferre

Wild Mushroom Crostini with Goat Cheese

Course: Appetizer

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Pound Assorted Mushrooms (See Note)d Stems Removed, Thinly Sliced
  • 2 Shallots Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Minced
  • 1/4 Cup Dry White Wine
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Thyme (Or 1/4 Teaspoon Dried)
  • 1 Baguette Made into Crostini
  • 8 Ounces Goat Cheese Room Temperature
  • Chopped Parsley For Garnish

Instructions

  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms, shallots, salt and pepper. Sauté, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms have browned and liquid has evaporated.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add white wine and thyme and sauté 2 minutes more until wine has mostly evaporated.
  • Remove from heat and cool slightly. Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.
  • Spread goat cheese on crostini, top with mushrooms and sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.

Notes

Use a mix of mushrooms including crimini, shitake, oyster, chanterelle, white button or anything else that looks interesting.

2021 Adapted Recipe – April Ferre – Adapted from Rachel Cooks

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