If you’re looking for a scrumptious and stylish appetizer that is straightforward to prepare, this recipe will fit the bill. The mixture of garlic, herbs and mushrooms baked in a buttery puff pastry topped with melted Gruyere cheese creates an impressive yet uncomplicated dish – perfect for entertaining or special occasions.
- 1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed
- 2 cups sliced mushrooms
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- 1/2 cup grated Gruyere cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Roll out the puff pastry and cut it into 3-inch rounds. Place the rounds in a muffin tin.
- In a large skillet, sauté the mushrooms and garlic over medium heat until the mushrooms are tender and any excess liquid has evaporated.
- Add the thyme, parsley, salt, and pepper to the skillet and sauté for another minute.
- Spoon the mushroom mixture into each pastry shell, filling them about 2/3 full.
- Top each tartlet with a sprinkle of grated Gruyere cheese.
- Bake the tartlets in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the pastry is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Let cool for a few minutes before serving.
This delectable dish is the perfect meal for a group of 6 to 8 and pairs impeccably with an exquisite glass of white wine, served alongside a refreshing mixed green salad.