Introduction: Baked Brie Topped With Caramelized Mushrooms (makes 4 Servings)

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Ingredients :
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion (finely diced)
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
8 ounces mushrooms (cleaned and quartered)
1 teaspoon thyme (chopped)
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup white wine (or madeira or broth or 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar)
1 (8 ounce) wheel of brie
1 tablespoon parsley (chopped)
1 baguette (sliced)

Note: All of these pictures were taken by me. However, the original recipe was found on Closet Cooking.
That can be found here:

Step 1: Caramelize Your Mushrooms

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1. Heat the oil in a pan.
2. Add the onion and cook until it starts to caramelize, about 20-30 minutes.
3. Add the mushrooms and saute until they start to caramelize, about 20-30 minutes.
4. Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
5. Season with salt and pepper.
6. Add the wine, deglaze the pan and cook until it has evaporated.

Step 2: Top Brie With Mushrooms

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7. Place the brie on an oven proof serving platter, top with the mushrooms and bake in a preheated 350F oven until the cheese melts, about 8-10 minutes.

Note: I don't actually own an oven proof serving platter, so I used a round frying pan and covered it with tin foil. Surprisingly, it worked great! The cheese didn't stick to it, either.

Step 3: Your Brie Is Melted!

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Now you can use a large spoon to place your brie and mushrooms onto a sliced baguette or crackers.

Step 4: Serve.

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eross-1 (author)2011-07-18

Wow, this just made me really hungry! Looks awesome.

Goodhart (author)2011-03-05

Oh MY this looks good (and I LOVE brie)....

scoochmaroo (author)2011-03-01

Wow. Delish! I bet this is super impressive at a party too.

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