Mushrooms with Crispy Phyllo

This elegant appetizer also works as a side dish. It can be served hot or cold.

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  • 4 sheets phyllo dough
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4 cups shitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. thyme, chopped, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. sherry
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Brush muffin tin and sheets of phyllo pastry lightly with melted butter.
  3. Crumple each sheet loosely into a 4" round shape.
  4. Gently press each round into a muffin tin cup.
  5. Bake the pastry for about 8 minutes, or until crisp.
  6. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a medium-sized skillet.
  7. Add the garlic, mushrooms, thyme, pinch of salt, pepper and sherry; stir-fry over medium heat for 4 minutes.
  8. Spoon mushroom mixture into phyllo cups.
  9. Garnish with a sprig of thyme.
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