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Mushrooms à la Grecque

This recipe is in categories Healthy eating, Main courses, Party food, Picnic, Salads, Vegetarian
About this recipe
Healthiness : (33 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Number of servings: 4
This is a vegan recipe

à la grecque is French for "in the Greek style," usually talking about vegetables (such as mushrooms and artichokes) and herbs cooked in olive oil and lemon juice and served cold as an appetizer.
  • 350g (14oz) button mushrooms
  • 100 ml (6½ tablespoons) olive oil
  • juice of half a Lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme (leaves finely chopped)
  • 1 x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) dried oregano
  • 1 x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) dried mixed herbs
  • 300ml (½ pint) passata
  • salt and pepper
  • pinch of sugar
  • Measuring Jug
  • Weighing scales
  • Knife
  • Chopping Board
  • Teaspoon
  • Pan, Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Wipe or wash the mushrooms. Leave them whole if they are small, otherwise cut them into halves or quarters
  2. In a pan, heat the olive oil then gently fry the mushrooms. Add the garlic
  3. Pour in the passata and lemon juice. Add all the herbs, salt, pepper and sugar and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occassionally
  4. Pour into a bowl and chill in the fridge
  5. Serve the mushrooms cold in their sauce
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Name: Geovanny 10th April 2013
Hi Yui welcome back to L.A.I'm a neohibgr of yours in real life (silver lake) and in blog life. And very inspired and impressed by what you do here. Hope you don't mind, I posted one of your mushroom pictures on my blog under the theme: corner view daily i'm amazed . yours is one of the blogs i featured there. and i provided a link here to your site.let me know if you're not happy with that. hope you're having a good summer. keep up the beautiful work!
Name: Helena Stephenson 12th March 2012
That's a lot of oil!
Name: Lesley 1st December 2011
Going to try it this weekend! Will let you know how it goes down,
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