If you’re looking for a decadent breakfast or a late night supper, this mushrooms stilton recipe is just the ticket. Mushroom and stilton on toast is a creamy, delicious and down right tasty treat that will fill your mouth with flavour and leave you feeling satisfied.
Earthy mushrooms and salty stilton
There’s something truly wonderful about the combination of earthy mushrooms and salty stilton. Together they create a creamy duo which sits perfectly on a piece of quality toasted bread.
Mushrooms and stilton on toast make the ideal Christmas morning breakfast, or late night supper when you’re feeling peckish, but not quite sure what to have.
This recipe takes only minutes to prepare, so if you’re hit by late night hunger pangs, you’ll have a delicious feast quickly.
What ingredients will you need?
Most of the ingredients for this recipe are likely to be found in your fridge or pantry. You’ll need:
- A few spices
How do you make this mushroom and stilton on toast recipe?
Start by cooking your sliced mushrooms in a huge knob of butter to really bring the flavours out.
Meanwhile toast your bread. Choosing a good quality thick hunk of bread is necessary to really making this recipe truly decadent.
Once the mushrooms are browned, remove from the pan and make your creamy stilton sauce by combining flour, butter, milk and stilton.
Once formed, the mushrooms can be added back to the pan to combine the whole lot together. The mixture can then be spooned onto your toasted bread.
Finish with lashings of chilli flakes and ground black pepper.
Which mushrooms are best for this mushroom and stilton recipe?
There are over 10,000 different types of mushrooms – each with their own distinct flavour and texture. When it comes to making this mushrooms stilton recipe, you can pick whichever mushrooms you have to hand.
Button mushrooms are the most popular type in the UK and US and these work really well in the recipe. Be sure to slice them thinly so they cook quickly and evenly.
Is this mushrooms stilton recipe suitable for kids?
Babies and pregnant women should avoid blue cheeses due to risk of them containing a harmful bacteria called listeria. For children over the age of 1, this recipe is definitely suitable, although the stilton may be too strong of a taste for younger palates.
What can I substitute the stilton for?
Any sharp tasting cheese will work just as well. You could try cheddar, parmesan or Swiss.
- 6 - 8 mushrooms, thinly sliced
- 50 grams stilton
- 2 tbsp flour
- Dash milk
- 2 knobs butter
- 2 slices of quality bread
- Black pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- Heat a pan on medium heat and add the first knob of butter, when it's melted and sizzling, add the sliced mushrooms.
- Meanwhile toast the bread under the grill.
- Add salt, pepper and garlic to the mushroom and continuously move around the pan with a wooden spatula until browned (3-5 minutes)
- Once cooked remove the mushrooms from the pan, keeping the juice in the pan and add the second knob of butter.
- Once it has melted, add the tablespoon of flour and use your wooden spatula to mix it quickly into the butter, being careful not to let it stick. Work it in at a small section of the pan.
- Once combined to make a thick paste, add the milk and very quickly mix it all together, then crumble in the stilton, again using your wooden spatula to keep the mixture moving to it doesn't stick.
- Add the mushrooms back into the pan and coat them in the stilton mixture. Continuously stir until all the mushrooms are coated.
- Add the toasted bread to a plate, slather in unsalted butter and spoon the mushroom and stilton mixture on top of the bread.
- Grind a little more pepper on top and add a couple of chilli flakes if heat is your thang.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 638Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 24gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 1645mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 5gSugar: 6gProtein: 21g
Author: Nicola Hughes
Nicola has weaned both of her boys using the baby led weaning method. She loves nothing better than creating simple recipes that anyone can recreate, using as few ingredients as possible. All of her recipes have been tried and tested by both Dexter and Felix and have their seal of approval!