About Food – Green Garlic and Mushrooms

In this family recipe from Georgia’s Imereti region we show how to make a green garlic and mushroom dish. Green garlic is young garlic, picked before the cloves have begun to mature.

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Ingredients: 1 kilo of mushrooms, 5 green garlic, 3 large onions, 100 grams of butter, 3 tbs of oil and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

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Preparation: Wash and slice the mushrooms and add to a pan (no oil should be needed at this stage). Cook on a low heat for 25 minutes.

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Chop the onions and add, together with the butter, to the mushrooms. Add 3 tbs of oil and fry on a high temperature for 5-6 minutes, stirring frequently.

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Chop the green garlic and add to the pan. Taste and add salt if necessary. Reduce the temperature to a low heat.

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Stir. Fry for a further 2 minutes. Remove from heat and serve.

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Serving: Serve hot or warm.

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A Serving of Green Garlic with Mushrooms

Enjoy your Green Garlic and Mushrooms!

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