Pancetta-Wrapped Mushrooms

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Serve these mushrooms as an hors d'oeuvre or as an accompaniment to a beef or veal roast. Slideshow:  Fast Hors d'Oeuvres 

Pancetta-Wrapped Mushrooms
Photo: © Lucy Schaeffer
Active Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Yield:
2 dozen hors d'oeuvres

Ingredients

  • 24 medium porcini or cremini mushrooms

  • 3 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced

  • 3 ounces thinly sliced pancetta, torn into thin strips

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°. Make a cut in the center of each mushroom stem down to the cap. Insert a garlic slice in each stem, wrap a pancetta strip around it and secure with a toothpick. Spread the mushrooms on 2 large baking sheets, brush with the olive oil and bake for about 14 minutes, or until browned and crisp. Remove the toothpicks, transfer to a platter and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Try a crisp Italian white, such as a Soave or a Gavi.

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