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Mushroom Caviar

Mushroom Caviar
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3 Tbsp butter

1/2 pound cremini mushrooms, wiped clean and finely chopped

Salt and pepper

1/2 cup of minced shallots

1 Tbsp dry white wine optional

1 garlic clove, minced

2 Tbsp pine nuts

2 Tbsp sour cream

2 teaspoons lemon juice

1 Tbsp chopped parsley

A couple dashes of cayenne pepper, to taste


Melt butter in a large skillet on high heat. Add the mushrooms and shallots. Sauté for 5 minutes stirring frequently. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper while cooking. Once the mushrooms have cooked for about 5 minutes, add the garlic and a tablespoon of dry white wine . Cook for an additional minute and remove from heat.

While the mushrooms are cooking, heat a small skillet on high heat. Add the pine nuts. Cook, stirring frequently, until they begin to get a little toasted. As soon as they begin to toast, remove the pan from the heat and put the pine nuts into a small bowl. Set aside. the mushrooms have cooled down a bit, mix in the pine nuts, lemon juice, sour cream, and parsley. Add more salt and pepper, if needed, to taste. Sprinkle on cayenne pepper, to taste. Chill before serving. Spoon onto a large butter lettuce leaf and serve with crackers. .