Mushrooms Mornay Recipe
- 12 ounces fresh mushrooms, stems removed
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 (6 ounce) can crabmeat
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cups milk
- 2 egg yolks
- 6 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
- 2 tablespoons cooking sherry
step 1: Preheat oven to broil. Place mushroom caps on a baking sheet, and brush with oil. Broil until soft and slightly browned.
step 2: Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour to make a paste. Whisk in milk; cook, stirring frequently, until hot. In a small bowl, beat egg yolks together, then pour a small amount of the hot milk mixture into the yolks. Whisk this yolk mixture into milk in saucepan. Remove from heat, and stir in 1 1/4 cups cheese.
step 3: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 4: Place mushroom caps, hollow side up, in an 8 inch, round baking dish. Cover with crab, and sprinkle with lemon juice. Pour cheese sauce over mushrooms and crab, and top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
step 5: Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.