Impress your dinner guests with this elegant, simple mushroom appetizer from chef Larry Forgione of An American Place restaurant.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  • Brush both sides of baguette slices with olive oil and place on a baking sheet. Transfer to oven and bake, turning once, until lightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Remove from oven and set aside.

  • Melt butter in a medium skillet over high heat; cook until butter is lightly browned. Add morels and shallot and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Add sherry to deglaze and cook until almost evaporated. Add cream and let cook until reduced and thickened slightly. Stir in fava beans and ramp leaves or chives.

  • Divide morel mixture evenly among toasted baguette slices; top with crumbled bacon and garnish with cheese. Serve.