Mushrooms a la Grecque

Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

Mushrooms a la Grecque is a French dish in which mushrooms are prepared in a Greek style with lemon juice, olive oil, and Greek herbs and spices. This recipe is adapted from The Food of France

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  1. Wash the mushrooms and set aside.
  2. Put the tomatoes, olive oil, vermouth or white wine, shallots, garlic, coriander seeds, bay leaf, thyme, and water in a saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Then put in the mushrooms, and simmer for 10 more minutes, uncovered.
  4. Remove the mushrooms and place in a serving dish.
  5. Boil the liquid until there is only 1 cup.
  6. Take out the bay leaf and thyme.
  7. Add the lemon juice, pinch of sugar, and a few grinds of sea salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Pour liquid over mushrooms; garnish with chopped parsley.
  9. Serve warm, or refrigerate and then serve chilled.
  10. *Youcan use a variety of mushrooms in place of the white mushrooms: Baby Portobellos, Crimini, Shitake.