Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins Portuguese A mushroom recipe from Vila Vicosa in Évora in the region of Alentejo. Presunto is the name given to dry-cured ham from Portugal, similar to Spanish jamón or Italian prosciutto.. Serving suggestions Traditionally this is served on slices of fried bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a pan and fry the onions until they are soft.
  2. Add the mushrooms, wine, tomato purée, Tabasco, thyme and seasoning.
  3. When the mushrooms are almost cooked, drain off the liquid into another pan and reduce this by half.
  4. Return the liquid to the mushroom. stir in the ham and walnuts and serve.
  5. Variations.
  6. If you cannot get the ham, substitute it with 8 rashers of unsmoked back bacon, which have been grilled.
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Wowsers, these were good!! Made exactly as written, using portguese ham. Delicious! Thanks for sharing!
Made for ZWT 8 Spain/Portugal for the Lively Lemon Lovelies

Mia in Germany July 27, 2012