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Creamy Mushroom Toast Recipe

Just the most perfect warm starter for a dinner party, or even as a light meal.

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 10 minutes
SERVES: 4-5

Recipe Ingredients

* Sweet Chilli & Cheese bread (or sliced and toasted SPAR Freshline Pumpkin Seed 100% Rye loaf)
* 25ml butter
* 5 spring onions, finely chopped
* 2ml crushed garlic
* 1ml crushed ginger
* 2ml crushed chilli
* 8 1 tub Olive & Feta Flavoured low fat cream cheese (175 g)
* 1 punnet white sliced mushrooms (250 g)
* onion or beetroot sprouts, or fresh herbs of choice to garnish

Recipe Method

– Remove the plastic outer packaging and bake the bread in its foil wrapper, using the on-pack instructions.

– Prepare the mushrooms during the 10 minute baking time:

– Gently sauté the spring onion, garlic, ginger, chilli and mushrooms together in the heated butter.

– Season with salt and black pepper. Set aside.

– Open the foil parcel, and slice the loaf slices right through. Place 2 – 3 slices flat and close to one another on each warmed serving plate.

– Spoon a generous portion of mushrooms onto each bread slice, and top with a spoonful of cream cheese. Garnish with sprouts or fresh herbs.

– Serve immediately while still warm.

Hints & Tips

These are great served as a side dish with a soup such as butternut or a tomato soup.

source – cooking365.co.za

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