American Pistachio Mushroom Appetizers


American Pistachio Mushroom Appetizers

Yield: Approximately 2 dozen.


2 tablespoons Minced onion

3 tablespoons Butter or margarine

½ pound Mushrooms, thinly sliced

3 tablespoons Flour

¾ cup Milk

1/8 teaspoon Pepper

Dash each Salt and bottled hot pepper sauce

2 tablespoons Minced parsley

10 slices Firm, thinly sliced white bread

1/3 cup Finely chopped, natural American pistachios


Sauté onion in butter; add mushrooms and cook 3 minutes. Sprinkle flour over mushrooms; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in milk, pepper, salt and hot pepper sauce; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in parsley. Trim crust from bread; toast. Spread mushroom mixture on toast. Sprinkle with pistachios. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat about 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Cut into strips or triangles.