Stuffed Mushrooms With Smoked Bacon

cooking time
30 minutes

cooking skill
Easy

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 250g (9oz) Smoked Wiltshire cured, back bacon rashers cut into three
  • 100g (4oz) Fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 Red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 x 15ml (2tbsp) Sundried tomato paste
  • 8 Large, flat mushrooms, stalks removed
  • 75g (3oz) Mature Cheddar cheese
  • Black pepper
  • Olive oil for drizzling

Method

Preparation

Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4, 180ºC, 350ºF.

1

Mix the bacon, breadcrumbs, chilli and sundried tomato paste together.

2

Place the mushrooms in a single layer in a large roasting pan. Fill each mushroom with the stuffing, sprinkle with the cheese, black pepper and drizzle with a little oil.

3

Loosely cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and ‘brown off’ for a further 10 minutes.

Serving Suggestions

Serve for breakfast, lunch, brunch or supper – with crusty bread or crunchy seasonal salad.