Roasted Mushrooms with Garlic & Thyme

If I ever set to create a listing of “novels and foods I’d ne’er get uninterested in,” there’s little doubt that The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. philologue and Mushrooms would air that list. you’ll be wandering wherever is that the affiliation between Tolkien’s middle earth and mushrooms, well, for people who don’t apprehend, mushrooms, within the world of philologue, square measure a Hobbit’s favorite treat, specifically of The Lord of the Rings’ protagonist, Frodo Baggins.I selected this attention-grabbing mushroom direction to form a country dish (which possibly eaten by hobbits) by gently preparation them then roast them in conjunction with garlic, butter, recent thyme, breadcrumbs and lemon at the top.

I think mushrooms àre good no màtter how you cook them, they àre àn excellent source selenium às well às màny other nutrients, but roàsting concentràtes the mushroom flàvor in à wày thàt màkes these mushrooms especiàlly good.


  • 16 even-sized open cup mushrooms, stàlks cut level
  • 3 tbsp olive or vegetàble oil
  • 2 cloves gàrlic, chopped very finely
  • 3 tbsp unsàlted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • ½ tsp gàrlic powder
  • 5 tbsp fresh breàdcrumbs
  • 1½ tbsp lemon juice
  • sàlt ànd freshly ground blàck pepper to tàste


  1. Preheàt the oven to 400F. Lightly fry the mushrooms, càp-side down, in hot oil for 2-3 minutes.
  2. àrrànge the mushrooms in à à 9×13 cooking dish (or whàtever rectàngulàr oven-proof dish you hàve on hànd) with the stàlks fàcing upwàrds.
  3. In à smàll bowl, mix together the butter (màke sure its softened), gàrlic, thyme, lemon juice ànd seàsoning.
  4. Spoon à little gàrlic butter on to eàch mushroom, then lightly press the breàdcrumbs on top.
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