Baked Portabello's with Pancetta, Cheese & Herbs

Baked Portabello's with Pancetta, Cheese & Herbs
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
Method
 
  • Makes 3 servings
  • 3 large portabello mushrooms
  • 2 slices of white bread,made into breadcrumbs (use the food processor or grater)
  • 1 large clove of garlic, crushed
  • 3/4 cupful finely chopped pancetta,fried till crisp
  • 1/2 cupful of grated provolone cheese
  • approx. 6 large basil leaves, finely chopped
  • A few large sprigs of thyme (just the leaves)
  • 1/2 ball of mozzarella, cut into small cubes
  • A little olive oil for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper to season
1. Preheat oven to 200C.
2. Using a mushroom brush (or a soft paint brush) clean both sides of the mushrooms.
3. Rub the top of the mushrooms with a little olive oil, then place in a baking dish (gills facing up).
4. Cut a large slit right through the center of each mushroom. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
5. Mix together the garlic, fried pancetta,breadcrumbs,provolone cheese and herbs. Season with a little pepper.
6. Pile the mixture onto the mushrooms then drizzle with a little olive oil.
7. Bake at 200C for approx 30 -35 mins. If they start to get too brown, cover with a dome of foil.
8. Just before they're ready, sprinkle each mushroom with some of the mozzarella cubes then pop them back into the oven to melt.

Baked Portabello's with Pancetta, Cheese & Herbs

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For a meat free version ,replace the pancetta with little cubes of fried smoked tofu or vegetarian smoked 'sausages' :)

Method


1. Preheat oven to 200C.
2. Using a mushroom brush (or a soft paint brush) clean both sides of the mushrooms.
3. Rub the top of the mushrooms with a little olive oil, then place in a baking dish (gills facing up).
4. Cut a large slit right through the center of each mushroom. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
5. Mix together the garlic, fried pancetta,breadcrumbs,provolone cheese and herbs. Season with a little pepper.
6. Pile the mixture onto the mushrooms then drizzle with a little olive oil.
7. Bake at 200C for approx 30 -35 mins. If they start to get too brown, cover with a dome of foil.
8. Just before they're ready, sprinkle each mushroom with some of the mozzarella cubes then pop them back into the oven to melt.

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