Oven Roasted Mushrooms

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by Chris on February 18, 2013


What’s better than having today off and not having to deal with my day job?  Well, not much. But, The Secret Recipe Club reveal day definitely competes, followed by finding out which blog I am assigned each month. Why? Well, receiving Debbi‘s email each month is like an unexpected surprise on a cloudy day.

The blog I was assigned this month moved those proverbial clouds out of the way a little faster than other months. I am familiar with Kristy’s blog, Gastronomical Sovereignty, and enjoy her posts as much as her recipes. Her Candied Ginger is on deck for later today so I can use the ginger that is hanging out after a making a soup last week. Her Butternut Squash Parcels look as though I would show my greedy side and not share. Her Panko Herb Crusted Halibut with Honeyed Apples with Roasted Vegetables sounds out of this world! Even so, I decided upon Kristy’s Toasted ‘Shrooms.

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I did make a few tiny changes with my version, including using only White Button mushrooms instead of a mix. Other adaptations noted here include yellow onion instead of shallots, thyme instead of parsley, and added diced pepper for color. Since I don’t make mushrooms often, not having mastered my mom’s magic touch, I didn’t take the amount of water they generate into consideration. I discarded most of the liquid that was the ‘shrooms generated halfway through roasting, to limit steaming.

Adding balsamic vinegar to mushrooms in this manner was a first for me, other than marinating portabellas a long, long time ago.  The twist was wonderful!  I resisted eating the the whole bowl in one sitting so to be able to toss the left overs with Quinoa pasta with a little bit of extra oil and vinegar.



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kristy @ gastronomical sovereignty February 18, 2013 at 1:50 PM

i’m glad you liked my mushrooms! i didn’t end up with liquid (water) in mine – odd…? but i LOVE the addition of thyme. thyme plus mushrooms = good. happy src reveal friend!

xo! kristy

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy February 18, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Great flavors with these mushrooms!!! Nice SRC pick!

Jen @JuanitasCocina February 18, 2013 at 7:14 PM

Gorgeous photos and a gorgeous dish!

Shelley C February 18, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Hi! I’m in group B, but was lucky enough to be a last minute fill-in for your blog this month. Oh. My. Gosh. I am so glad to have been introduced to your blog because it is beautiful, amazing, and everything looks so delicious. So hello from you newest fan!!!

gloria February 18, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Love mushrooms look delicious!!!

heather February 18, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Love the picture of the mushrooms, almost enough for me to actually enjoy eating mushrooms, lol.. I am not a mushroom lover, but my husband is, so the fact that this recipe looks super easy to do I think he would love it!

Deanna Segrave-Daly February 20, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Guess what I just put on the grocery list – mushrooms! I adore them but don’t cook them enough and strangely, I don’t think I’ve ever roasted them. That will be changing.

Lisa {AuthenticSuburbanGourmet} February 20, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Looks delicious! Great SRC choice!

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