Herb Butter Mushrooms With Smoked Mozzarella Print Email

8 oz. button or crimini mushrooms
4-5 cloves of garlic, minced
4-5 sprigs of thyme leaves
1 TBS cold butter, cut into tiny cubes
Olive oil to brush the baking sheet and mushrooms
1 oz smoked mozzarella
Salt and pepper
Scant handful of chopped parsley for garnish

Brush the pan with olive oil and place the mushrooms gill sides up with the stem removed.

Chop the stem and mix it with the garlic and thyme and stuff it back into the mushroom.

Dot the mushroom stuffing with cold butter.

Brush with olive oil and top it with thin slices of mozzarella cheese.

Season with salt and pepper.

Slip the pan under a broiler for 5-7 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling and the mushrooms fragrant.

Transfer to a plate, garnish with cilantro and serve immediately!

Serves: 2
Adapted from http://www.purplefoodie.com/2009/06/herb-butter-mushrooms-with-smoked.html