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Braised Mushrooms ..mushroom watercolor

1 1/2 pounds large Florida mushrooms, with stems
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/4 cup red wine
2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup finely chopped mixed fresh herbs: parsley, chives, tarragon, and thyme (or use all parsley)

Step one: Rinse mushrooms under cool water. Cut large mushrooms in half.

Step two: Heat butter in a heavy sauté pan. Add mushrooms and cook about 5 minutes. Add garlic, red wine, worcestershire, and soy sauce. Cover and bake for 30 minutes in 350 degree oven.

Step three: Remove from oven and add salt, pepper and herbs. Serve hot or cold as an appetizer or as a side dish.

Yield: 8 servings, Calories: 45, Calories from Fat: 20