Mushrooms and Walnuts With Sherry Recipe

This is a Spanish mushroom recipe that will delight any lovers of mushrooms in your household.

It serves around 6 people, and works well as a side dish or a main meal as long as you adjust the size of the servings.

Mushrooms With Sherry and Walnuts Recipe

You Will Need:

2 Tbls butter
2 Tbls canola oil
1/2 pound (3 cup) fresh mushrooms
1/2 c. finely chopped and roasted walnuts
2 Tbls sherry or fortified wine
1 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon orange peel, finely grated
2 Tbls parsley (chopped)
Salt (as required)

Instructions:

In a large skillet heat gently and melt the butter and oil together.

Turn the flame up to medium/hot and put the mushrooms in the skillet, saute them gently until they are tender.

Now add the walnuts, sherry, lemon juice and citrus peel. Saute the mix for about a minute, stirring well to make sure the mushrooms are covered with the liquid.

Add salt to taste, and sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.

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