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Baked Brie with Mushrooms      HT   Veg  HD   30mins    


Serves 4        Hot   Vegetarian   Vegetables  Alcohol   Nuts  Herbs   Hors d'oeuvre  Starter   Appetizer    Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless



25g/1oz Butter 

1 small Garlic Clove, crushed 

1 tbsp Slivered Almonds 

125g/5oz Mushrooms, sliced 

2 teasp Brandy or Cognac 

1 teasp Freshly chopped Tarragon

175g/6oz Brie Cheese




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F Gas Mark 4.  Remove the rind from the brie, cut into large cubes and divide between 4 small ramekins. Set aside.


2. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and almonds, heating until almonds are lightly browned. 


3. Add the mushrooms and sauté gently for 5 minutes or until soft.


4.  Add the brandy and tarragon and mix well. 


5. Pour the mushroom and brandy mixture over Brie, place on a baking tray and bake for 15- 20 minutes, or until bubbly. Serve hot.


This makes a quick, easy  starter especially useful at Christmas and Easter.



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