Rillettes stuffed mushrooms

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    Prepare the radish pickle

    Rinse 3 radishes and dice very small (known as a brunoise).
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    Put the diced radishes in a ramekin, add 4 tablespoons vinegar, salt, pepper and the roughly chopped leaves of 1 sprig tarragon.

    This condiment can easily be made the day before and left in the fridge until needed, covered with plastic film.
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    Prepare the mushrooms

    Peel 200 g mushrooms, choose large ones and break off the stalks (use these in another recipe).

    Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
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    Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a non-stick frying pan on high heat. When hot, add the mushroom caps.

    Sauté until just browned on both sides, then salt lightly at the end of cooking.
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    Transfer the sautéed mushrooms to an ovenproof dish.
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    Prepare 150 g onion, chop finely, then fry in 50 g butter.
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    Salt and add the chopped parsley at the end of cooking.
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    Divide the fried onions between the mushroom caps.
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    Fill with a generous tablespoonful of rillettes.
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    Bake for about 20 minutes, until the rillettes start to brown.
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    Serve while still hot with a little of the radish pickle on each mushroom.

    You can serve these on their own or, as shown here, with cubes of fried polenta.

Remarks:

If you don't have the time or inclination to make your own radish pickle, you can use pickled gherkins diced small instead.

Source:

Home made.

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