Fratelli Perata Winery

Grilled Mushrooms Appetizer

Sometimes simpler is better. After an amazing pasta dish with intricate flavors, a straightforward piece of meat is best. And then the meal could end with some fabulous chocolate creation! These mushrooms are very easy to prepare, yet add that extra element that seductively makes the meat fabulous. Hey, if the famous food websites can give a recipe for boiling water, you can really show off with this one!

2 pounds mushrooms, your choice, not too large buttons are fine
1/2 -cup butter
1/4-cup olive oil, doesn't have to be your best grade
3 Tablespoons garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste, around 1/2 teaspoon

Slice clean mushroom thinly and place in skillet with olive oil and butter. Saute over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are soft.

Softly stir in garlic, warm, and then add salt and pepper to taste.  

Serve over steak. Or even pasta. And, of course, a Tre Sorelle is always a good bet with mushrooms.