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Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crostini

This earthy and creamy appetizer uses simple ingredients and is really easy to make ahead of time. Serve my Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crostini at your next party or for the holidays!
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brunch, cocktail party, holiday
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 8 servings


Goat Cheese Spread

  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Mushroom Topping

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces small cremini mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed or grated
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • flake salt to top



Goat Cheese Spread

  • Combine all ingredients together until smooth.
  • Cover and chill until ready to assemble.

Mushroom Topping

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add mushrooms and season with salt. Cook until browned and softened, about 12 minutes.
  • Add shallots, garlic, and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add white wine and cook until evaporated, stirring occasionally,, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in parsley. Allow to cool slightly.


  • Evenly spread goat cheese on crostinie, about 1 teaspoon per piece.
  • Top with mushrooms, about 1 heaping teaspoon per piece.
  • Garnish with additional parsley and flake salt!
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Instructions to make crostini can be found here!


Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg