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morels with bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese

Bread Crumbs and Parmesan Cheese

Courtesy of Timmy - Graham, Washington
I forgot to tell you what I made with some of the morels I had found.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins

Equipment

  • skillet
  • mixing bowls (2)
  • cookie sheet

Ingredients
  

  • 15-20 medium sized morels washed and halved
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbs crushed black pepper
  • 1 tbs crushed sea salt
  • 3 tbs Parmesan cheese fine grated
  • 3-4 thick slices medium cheddar
  • 1 egg for egg wash
  • 4 sticks butter

Instructions
 

Preperation

  • Mix all dry ingredients in a shallow bowl. (bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper)
  • Warm healthy amount of butter in small frying pan.
  • Beat egg and place in separate shallow bowl.

Cooking

  • Dip shrooms in egg wash and dredge into breadcrumb mixture, immediately place into hot butter. Fry until crispy golden brown.
  • remove from skillet and arrange shrooms on small cookie sheet, placing a 1/4 inch strip of cheddar in the middle of each one.
  • Place into a preheated 375° degree oven for about 4-6 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  • Remove, let cool, and enjoy.

Notes

Try with any of your favorite cheeses or spice up the breadcrumbs with some cayenne pepper and minced garlic.
 
Photo courtesy of Scott H (Sidney, OH) who claimed this was "excellent"
Keyword classic morel recipe, morels in butter