Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Mushroom and Cheese Squares

"Mushroom and Cheese Squares

Preparation Time: 15 mins. Cooking Time: 25 mins.

This is an easy brunch dish to make ahead of time OR cut in smaller squares for a party.

1 tbsp butter 15 mL
8 oz thinly sliced fresh mushrooms (white, crimini or shiitake)
250 g
1/4 cup Each diced red pepper and green onion 50 mL
1/2 tsp Each dried crumbled rosemary and thyme leaves
2 mL
1/4 tsp pepper 1 mL
6 eggs
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
50 mL
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 mL
2 cup shredded old white Cheddar or Gruyere cheese 500 mL

In medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat and sauté mushrooms 3-4 minutes; add peppers, onion, rosemary, thyme and pepper. Continue to cook and stir about 2 minutes, remove from heat and set aside. In large bowl whisk eggs; mix flour with baking powder and whisk into eggs. Stir in mushroom mixture and cheese. Pour into lightly greased 9”(22 cm) square baking pan. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted into the middle comes out clean. Let stand at least 5 minutes or longer before cutting into 6 rectangles for main course OR 1”(2.5 cm) squares for appetizers. Serve hot, room temperature or cold.Makes 6 main course servings or 42 appetizers

Tip: Reheat in low oven or on medium power in microwave."

Recipe Courtesy of Mushrooms Canada

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