Mushroom Dish for Vegetarians

If possible, mushrooms should not be washed.  They should be cleaned with a paper towel.  If they need to be washed, do only a brisk rinse.  Do not soak them in water.  Mushrooms are very delicate, do not overcook them or fry them, or thy will lose their flavor.

Mushroom Soufflé

1lb chanterelle mushrooms
3 eggs
½ hard roll
½ cup milk
1 Tbsp breadcrumbs
½ stick butter
1 tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
Grated cheese
¼ stick butter
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Grease and flour oval casserole dish.
  3. Soak hard roll in milk, squeeze out milk and crumble roll.
  4. Cut up mushrooms and simmer with salt and pepper until all the liquid is evaporated.
  5. Add butter, roll, bread crumbs and egg yolks.
  6. Beat egg whites until peak forms and slowly mix into the mushroom mixture.
  7. Pour mixture into prepared casserole dish.
  8. Pour hot water in a larger baking pan, about 1” high.  Put in casserole dish.
  9. Put in oven, steam about 5 minutes on 400°.  Lower oven temperature to 350° and steam for 25 minutes.
  10. Remove from soufflé water bath and turn it into a warmed up serving dish.
  11. Heat up ¼ stick butter, pour over mushrooms.  Generously sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  12. Serve hot.  Do not let them cool, they will lose their flavor.