The Hipster with Mushrooms, Truffle Oil and Gruyère

Gruyère, a hard cheese, melts perfectly when placed under the broiler. Topped with browned Japanese mushrooms, this savory toast is fit for any time of day.
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  • 2Servings


  • 2 slices seeded whole-grain peasant bread
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 oz Gruyère cheese, shredded
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup mixed Japanese mushrooms, such as shiitake and oyster
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp all-natural truffle oil
  • 1/2 tsp chopped chives


  1. Preheat a grill to medium. Grill bread until grill marks appear and bread is lightly toasted, 2 minutes per side (or use a toaster).
  2. Cut a thin slice off end of garlic clove and, with the cut side of garlic, rub 1 side of bread.
  3. Place cheese on toast; place under a broiler until melted, 30 to 60 seconds.
  4. In a medium skillet on medium, heat olive oil. Add mushrooms and cook undisturbed for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown on underside. Season with salt and sauté until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Top toasts with sautéed mushrooms. Drizzle with truffle oil and top with chives.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 237
  • Carbohydrate Content: 21.5 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 16 mg
  • Fat Content: 13 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 398 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g