Monday, August 04, 2008


serves 4

4 flat mushrooms
3 rashers bacon, rind removed, thinly sliced
1 brown onion, finely chopped
1 cup fresh wholegrain breadcrumbs
1/3 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
1 lemon, rind finely grated
1/2 cup grated halloumi cheese

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Trim stalks from mushrooms. Place mushroom caps, gill-side up, in baking dish. Finely chop stalks.

Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add bacon and onion. Cook for 3 minutes or until onion softens. Add chopped mushroom stalks. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are golden. Add breadcrumbs and cook for 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat.

Stir in parsley, 1 teaspoon lemon rind and haloumi. Season with pepper. Spoon bacon mixture onto mushrooms. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden. Serve.

courtesy of: Kerrie Butler, Super Food Ideas, July 2007, page 62

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