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Mushrooms a la Grecque

Mushrooms a la Grecque

Serves 4


2 x 200g packs button mushrooms

225g (8oz) vine-ripened tomatoes, peeled and chopped

12 black olives, stoned and chopped


75ml (5 tablesp) olive oil

150ml (¼ pt) dry white wine

1 clove garlic, crushed                                                                   

2 fresh bay leaves

5ml (1 teasp) coriander seeds, lightly crushed

To serve:

2 pitta breads, warmed and cut into strips


Prep: 7 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
+ 2 hours chilling

1. Put all the marinade ingredients into a large saucepan.  Cover and bring to the boil, then simmer for five minutes. 

2. Add mushrooms, tomatoes and olives.  Stir well. Cover pan and simmer for three minutes. 3. Remove mushrooms to a serving bowl, and then boil the cooking liquor rapidly until reduced to half quantity.

4. Cool, discard bay leaves. Season to taste, and then pour over the mushrooms.

5. Chill for two hours before serving with pitta bread.