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Crusty Mushroom Bread

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Ingredients
  Bread loaf 1 (Round)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1 Pound
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  White sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°.
2) Slice the top off the bread and scoop out most of the crumbs, leaving a 1/2 inch thick shell.
3) Finely chop the mushrooms.

MAKING
4) Spread the inside with half the butter, place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
5) In a saucepan, melt the remaining butter and fry the mushrooms for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
6) Add salt, pepper and lemon juice.
7) Stir the mushrooms into the white sauce.
8) Separate the eggs and beat the egg yolks, one at a time, into the sauce.
9) Return to the heat and heat through gently.
10) Beat the egg whites till stiff but not dry.
11) Gently fold into the mushroom mixture.
12) Pour the mixture into the bread shell and sprinkle the top with a few of the scooped out bread crumbs, grated finely.
13) Bake for 30 minutes till well risen and crisp.

SERVING
14) Serve the crusty mushroom bread hot as breakfast .

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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