Perfect for brunches, appetizers, parties, or just snacking, mushrooms on toast is a classic British dish that's simple to make and yet flavorful and filling.
‣ 1 tablespoon salted butter ‣ 8 ounce baby bella mushrooms, sliced ‣ 1 shallot, minced ‣ 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ‣ 1 pinch salt, to taste ‣ 1 pinch black pepper, to taste ‣ baguette, sliced into 12 pieces, each about 1/2 inch thick ‣ 6 ounce gruyere cheese, grated ‣ 2 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped, for garnish (optional)
In a hot skillet, melt the butter, then cook the mushrooms and shallots until the mushrooms begin to brown.
In a hot skillet, melt the butter, then cook the mushrooms and shallots until the mushrooms begin to brown. Add some Worcestershire sauce, season with salt and pepper, then cook until the liquid is reduced.
Broil 12 slices of baguette in the oven for two minutes.
Flip the bread over and top with gruyere cheese and cooked mushrooms. Return the assembled toasts to the oven to broil for another few minutes.
Once cooked, garnish with freshly chopped basil.