Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms

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Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 27, 2023

These bacon wrapped mushrooms are a crowd-pleasing appetizer packed with flavor. The earthiness of the mushrooms pairs perfectly with the smoky, salty bacon. They are easy to make and disappear quickly at any party. Serve them hot and watch your guests come back for more!

Ingredients

  • 16 large button mushrooms
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Toothpicks, for securing the bacon

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Clean the mushrooms with a damp cloth and remove the stems.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, dried thyme, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Using a pastry brush, coat each mushroom cap with the oil and spice mixture.
  5. Wrap each mushroom cap with a slice of bacon, securing it with a toothpick.
  6. Place the bacon-wrapped mushrooms on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crisp and golden brown.
  8. Remove the toothpicks before serving.
  9. Serve the bacon wrapped mushrooms hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Button mushrooms are a great source of antioxidants and vitamins.
  • Bacon was first mentioned in English literature in the 12th century.
  • The combination of bacon and mushrooms is a classic culinary pairing.