Mushroom Bruschetta Topping

Mushroom bruschetta on a cracker

Mushroom Bruschetta Topping

This Italian favorite combines fresh rosemary, sweet balsamic vinegar and meaty shiitake mushrooms to create a delicious low protein starter for your entire group to enjoy.
Makes4 servings


  • ½ lb (190 g) shiitake mushrooms, stems removed
  • 1 medium (55 g) shallot, minced
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped, or several pinches of dried rosemary
  • 2 Tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Toss the mushrooms and shallot with the oil, vinegar, and rosemary; place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Roast mushrooms for 10 minutes; remove from oven and turn them over. Roast for additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove mushrooms from the oven; let cool and thinly slice. In a small bowl, toss the cooled mushrooms with the parsley, salt, and pepper. Serve on top of your favorite low protein bread or crackers.

Nutrition Per Serving

Serving size: ¼ cup
Calories: 119
Protein: 1.5 g
Phenylalanine: 67 mg
Leucine: 114 mg
Tyrosine: 49 mg

Nutrition Per Recipe

Makes: 4 servings
Calories: 475
Protein: 5.9 g
Phenylalanine: 267 mg
Leucine: 457 mg
Tyrosine: 194 mg
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