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Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

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Did you know mushrooms are good for you ? Mushrooms on toast is one of my favourite snacks and it seems there’s more to mushrooms than simply wonderful flavours. A source of vitamins B, potassium, selenium and (if exposed to light) vitamin D, means I can eat as many mushrooms on toast as I like 🙂

This recipe is quick, easy and delicious – served any time of the day it makes a great breakfast, lunch or teatime treat. The creamy mushroom topping is so versatile, you can combine it with pasta, steak or chicken or even serve it with toast as a starter.

Try making your toast with home made bread (I’ve used my tasty Home Made Multigrain Loaf) or if not, a good quality toaster loaf or sourdough will work well.

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

  • 2 generous portions or 4 starters


  • 4 thick slices bread – toasted (homemade bread if possible)
  • 25 g butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 350 g thickly sliced mushrooms (I used chestnut mushrooms)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly chopped thyme
  • Splash of sherry or white wine
  • 6 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Place a large frying pan on medium heat and melt the butter with the oil.
  • Add the mushrooms and cook for about 10 minutes until nicely browned.


Instead of stirring or turning the mushrooms, shake the pan occasionally so you don’t move them about too much – this will prevent the mushrroms losing their juices.


  • Add the garlic and thyme to the pan, stir through the mushrooms and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add a splash of sherry or white wine and the crème fraîche and stir through whilst keeping on the heat for another minute or so.
  • Check for seasoning and add a little salt and pepper to taste.
  • Stir through the fresh parsley and top your toast with the creamy mushrooms.

I’m entering my Creamy Mushrooms On Toast into the Teatime Treats challenge, created by Karen over at Lavender & Lovage and co hosted by Janie at The Hedgecombers.

And linking to:

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Friday 6th of March 2015

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Laura@ Baking in Pyjamas

Saturday 28th of February 2015

I love mushrooms and toast but never had them together before. Sounds like a yummy snack! Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great day!!


Saturday 28th of February 2015

Thanks Laura, if you love mushrooms & toast, you're bound to love them together in a snack. A pleasure to link up, I'll be popping back over soon :-)

Kirsty Hijacked By Twins

Thursday 26th of February 2015

I love mushrooms and mushrooms on toast is a favourite of mine :-) x #CookBlogShare


Friday 27th of February 2015

Thanks for popping over from #CookBlogShare Kirsty :-)

Steph @MisplacedBrit

Tuesday 24th of February 2015

Simple DELICIOUS :-) I have crazy mushroom moments... This is definitely for one of those!


Wednesday 25th of February 2015

Thanks Steph, so simple but delicious :-)