Italian Mushroom and Cheese Side Dish

Recipe by SkipperSy
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • PREPARATION-.
  • Roast 6 garlic cloves (see RecipeZaar for various recipes) , chop and set aside.
  • Brush and clean the mushrooms as needed and then cut the big ones in half, set aside.
  • In a small cup add the cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of water to form a mixture, set aside.
  • COOKING INSTRUCTIONS-.
  • In a Teflon or large pan add the onions and butter and sauté for several minutes, until the onions starts to turn brown.
  • Then add the roasted garlic cloves and stir for another minute.
  • Next add the mushrooms and cook stir for about 5 minutes covered.
  • Add the sherry, thyme, oregano, tomato paste and toss, then cook for about 10-15 minutes covered; that is, until the mushrooms are half of their original size.
  • Add the bell peppers, salt to taste and cook for another minute.
  • Add the cornstarch & water mixture and stir until the sauce thickens and clings to the mushrooms.
  • Add the Mozzarella cheese on top, cover for 1 or 2 minutes until the cheese starts to melt.
  • Then sprinkle the paprika, lemon zest all around (do not toss).
  • Serve as a side dish and enjoy.
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