Creamy Mushrooms on Pita Toasts
Servings Prep Time
10servings 20minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
10servings 20minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
Creamy Mushrooms
  • 3Tbsp butter
  • 2Tbsps olive oil
  • 1/2cup shallotsminced
  • 2cloves garlicminced
  • 2lbs mushroomthinly sliced
  • 2tsps fresh thymeor 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2cup dry white wine
  • 1/4cup whipping cream
  • minced fresh chives for garnishoptional
  • 1Tbsp Piquillo peppers mincedoptional
Pita Toasts
  • 3 pita breads
  • 3Tbsps olive oil
  • coarse sea salt for sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place pitas on a baking sheet. Brush each pita with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt. Cut pitas into 8 wedges each.
  3. Bake until slightly crisp – about 6 minutes. Allow to cool.
Creamy Mushrooms
  1. Melt butter in a heavy skillet with olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and cook about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook another minute. Add mushrooms and thyme. Cook about 10 minutes till mushrooms have released their liquid and are golden brown.
  2. Add the wine and boil until liquid has evaporated. 2-4 minutes. Add the cream and piquillo peppers if using. Simmer until cream thickens- about 4 minutes.
  3. Taste and season with salt and pepper if desired. Remove from heat and top with chives.
  4. Serve warm with pita chips.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Mushrooms on Pita Toasts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 191mg 8%
Potassium 333mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 0.3%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.