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Mushroom and bacon bites

Recipe from: 11/6/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 8
Servings 30
Time 15 minutes


  • 300
    finely chopped Portabellini or button mushrooms
  • 2
    finely chopped garlic cloves
  • butter for frying
  • 250
    (you may need more) fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 45
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 20
    bean sprouts
  • a dash of sherry (optional)
  • 125
    rindless streaky bacon


15 minutes
Sauté the mushrooms and finely chopped garlic cloves in butter until soft.
Add breadcrumbs, parsley and bean sprouts.
Shape the mixture into walnut-sized balls. (If the mixture is too dry to shape, add a dash of sherry.)
Wrap a rasher or piece of rindless streaky bacon around each mushroom ball.
Secure with cocktail sticks.
Oven roast or fry until the bacon is cooked and crisp.
Serve the bites lukewarm with a creamy dip.

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