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Mushroom Cocktail    Veg   CD  HD   15mins plus chilling


Serves 4    Cold    Vegetarian  Vegetables    Starter   Appetizer  Hors d'oeuvre



Round (Butterhead) Lettuce

225g/8oz Button Mushrooms, peeled

150ml/5fl.oz. Double Cream

2 tbsp Mayonnaise

2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

1 tbsp Lemon Juice

Salt and Pepper

Lemon Slices to garnish




1. Wash, dry and shred the lettuce. Place in the crisper drawer of the fridge until ready to serve.


2. Place the mushroom slices in a bowl, cover with boiling water and leave for 2 minutes.


3. In another bowl, mix together the cream, mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, lemon, salt and pepper. Add the mushrooms and mix well.


4. To serve - divide the shredded lettuce equally between 4 large stemmed glasses and spoon the mushroom mixture over the top of the lettuce. Garnish with lemon slices and serve immediately.


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