Baked Brie and Brandied Mushrooms

Have this versatile baked appetizer ready in 25 minutes! Made using brie cheese, mushrooms, almonds, brandy and herbs, this dish can be served as either dip or spread.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
tablespoons slivered almonds
1
cup chopped fresh mushrooms
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon brandy
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
2
sprigs fresh tarragon, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add almonds; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until almonds are browned. Stir in mushrooms, garlic, tarragon, pepper and brandy. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Remove from heat.
  • 2 In ungreased decorative shallow baking dish or 8- or 9-inch glass pie plate, place cheese; spoon mushrooms over top.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is soft. Garnish with tarragon sprigs. Serve as a dip, or spread on melba toast rounds or crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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