Barbecued Mushrooms with Avocado

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 12 minutes

Serves 4

1/3 cup olive oil

3 cloves garlic, crushed

2 small red chillies, finely chopped

2 tblspn chopped fresh thyme leaves

4 large flat mushrooms, stalks removed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

12 slices pancetta

1 large avocado, flesh mashed

2 tblspn light sour cream

Preheat a barbecue plate on medium-high heat. Combine oil, garlic, chillies and

thyme in a small jug. Brush over both sides of each mushroom. Season

mushrooms with salt and pepper. Set aside for 5 minutes. Place pancetta onto

barbecue plate and cook for 1 - 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Remove

and set aside.


Place mushrooms flat-side down onto barbecue plate and cook 3-4 minutes on

each side or until just tender. Meanwhile, combine avocado, sour cream, salt and

pepper in a small bowl. Mix well. Place mushrooms onto serving plates. Top with avocado mixture and pancetta. Serve immediately.