Creamy Mushroom Toast Recipe

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

Difficulty

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes

Serves

4-5

Recipe Ingredients

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

Recipe Method

  1. Remove the plastic outer packaging and bake the bread in its foil wrapper, using the on-pack instructions.
  2. Prepare the mushrooms during the 10 minute baking time:
  3. Gently sauté the spring onion, garlic, ginger, chilli and mushrooms together in the heated butter.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  5. 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.
  6. Spoon a generous portion of mushrooms onto each bread slice, and top with a spoonful of cream cheese.  Garnish with sprouts or fresh herbs.
  7. Serve immediately while still warm.

Hints & Tips

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