Thursday, January 30 2014, 05:57 PM MST
As Aired on January 30, 2014
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms, such as button, shiitake, wood ear, oyster, or a combination, stems removed from shiitakes
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
1 tablespoon water
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 very thin slices whole-wheat bread, halved diagonally
2 tablespoons shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
1. Preheat the broiler.
2. Lightly spray a medium skillet with cooking spray. Cook the mushrooms and garlic over medium-high heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the thyme, water, and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes, or until the mushrooms are tender, stirring frequently.
3. Arrange the bread triangles in a single layer on a baking sheet. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for about 1 minute, or until the tops are toasted. Turn over. Broil for about 1 minute, or until toasted. Remove from the oven. Spoon the mushroom mixture over each triangle. Sprinkle with the Parmesan. Broil for about 1 minute, or until the Parmesan is melted. Serve hot or warm.
Serves 4; 2 toast triangles and 2 tablespoons mushroom filling per serving