*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                            WILD MUSHROOM TOAST
 
 Recipe By     : Jacques Pepin, Today’s Gourmet II
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers - Hors d'Oeuvres      Dips And Spreads
                 Sandwiches
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   unsalted butter
    1      tablespoon    virgin olive oil
    1      pound         mixed mushrooms*
    4                    shallots -- finely sliced
      1/2  cup           fresh herbs** -- chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      freshly ground black pepper
    4      slices        white bread slices -- crusts removed
 
 Heat the butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil until very hot and hazelnut in
 color.  Add the mushrooms and saute' over high heat for 10 seconds.  Cover and
 continue cooking over high heat for 3 minutes.
  
 Uncover and cook over high heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until dry.  Add the
 shallots, herbs, salt and pepper, and cook for 1 minute longer.
 
 Lightly toast the slices of bread and arrange them on a plate.  Spoon the
  mushroom mixture on top of the toast, sprinkle a little olive oil on top, if
  desired, and serve immediately. Nutritional analysis per serving: calories
  195; protein 5 gm; carbohydrates 22 gm; fat 10.4 gm; saturated fat 4.3 gm;
  cholesterol 16 mg; sodium 412 mg.
 
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 Serving Ideas : Also good as garnish for steaks.
 
 NOTES : *Domestic and wild, cleaned and cut into large pieces or left
 whole. **Mixture of fresh oregano, chives and parsley. Shar  05/28/94 
 05:42:32 PM