Marinated Portobello Mushrooms with Roasted Pepper Vinaigrette
c.1996, M.S. Milliken & S. Feniger, all rights reserved
- 6 servings
- 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 pound fresh Portobello mushrooms, stems trimmed
- Olive oil for skillet
- 1 red pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded and chopped coarsely
- 1 Poblano chile, roasted, peeled, seeded and chopped coarsely
- 4 garlic cloves, peeled
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Coarse salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
In a small bowl, whisk together marinade ingredients. Arrange mushroom caps in a single layer in a non- reactive shallow pan. Pour marinade over mushrooms, cover and marinate for 1 hour, turning mushrooms several times.
Using a blender, blend vinaigrette ingredients until smooth. Taste for seasoning.
Heat a clean griddle or skillet and wipe down with an oiled cloth. Remove mushrooms from marinade, place in skillet and use a weight to press down on them. Sear them about 1 minute on each side, or until tender. Transfer mushrooms to a cutting board, slice thin and drizzle with red pepper vinaigrette.