Sunday, July 29, 2012

Appetizers from the Pantry - Bacon Mushroom Tarts

Anything goes with Bacon, Mushrooms and Cream Cheese, cut in triangle shapes and easy to serve as a tasty appetizer. Enjoy!

Prep time: 15 minutes - cooking time 35 minutes  Serving Size - 10

·       1 egg yolk, beaten
·       4 eggs
·       8 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese (softened)
·       2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
·       3/4 of Mushrooms - Shiitake or Portabella chopped fine
·       4 slices Smoke Bacon (thick) dice
·       4 Spring Onions (chopped fine)
·       1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
·       2 sheets of ready-rolled pie crust
Step 1
Preheat the oven 400 degrees and spray Pam on 9 x 13 baking pan. 
Open pie crust and lay first sheet in pan press dough to the edges and 
brush with egg yolk.

Step 2
Then place the second sheet of pie crust on top and gently press together 
to form a nice crust.  Trim the edges to fit pan. With a folk prick the 
pastry dough evenly and bake for about 10 minutes or until golden brown. 

Step 3
While pastry is baking, in a medium sauce pan add olive oil and mushrooms 
and sauté for about 5 minutes.  Then remove and add diced smoke bacon 
and cook until is starts to get a little crispy.  Add spring onions and 
chopped parsley. Salt and pepper to taste, then remove and let cool.

 Step 4
In mixing bowl combine cream cheese and 4 eggs, mix until smooth. 
Then add mushroom mixture and blend well.  Remove pastry from oven 
and lower oven temperature 350. Pour mixture onto the pastry base and 
return to oven.

Step 5
Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until light brown.  Let set and trim the 
outside edges, then cut into four equal squares, then cut squares into triangles.

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1 comment:

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