Garlicky chestnut mushrooms on toast Recipe

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10 min


10 min

Chestnut mushrooms are good for you. They are packed with Vitamin B (which acts against stress
and fatigue), Vitamin D (which helps keep your hair, skin and nails strong and healthy) and
minerals such as potassium, selenium, and copper. They taste good, too! Especially when cooked
with a little garlic and popped on a piece of buttered toast…


  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 300g chestnut mushrooms, wiped, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2-3tbsp roughly chopped flatleaf parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pieces of thickly sliced bread, toasted
  • a knob of butter


  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the mushrooms until they start to turn golden (this takes about 5 mins). Add the garlic and cook for another minute or so. Add the chopped parsley, mix gently and season with salt and pepper.

  • Pop the hot toast on a warm plate, spread with butter if you want, and spoon over the hot mushroom mix.

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If you don’t want to use butter, spread a little pesto on the toast instead.