Russian Mushroom Caviar: Delicious, easy and healthy vegan appetizer, ready in just 30 minutes. Serve it with rye bread, crackers or Russian pancakes.
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Russian Mushroom Caviar

Russian Mushroom Caviar: Delicious, easy and healthy vegan appetizer, ready in just 30 minutes. Serve it with rye bread, crackers or Russian pancakes.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Russian
Keyword mushroom caviar, mushroom spread, vegan caviar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 77kcal
Author Elena Szeliga

Ingredients

  • 300 grams or 10 oz mushrooms
  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives to serve (optional)
  • rye bread crackers or Russian pancakes to serve

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200 ºC or 390 ºF.
  • Cut mushrooms in quarters, slice onion and keeping garlic cloves in shell, smash them slightly with a back of a water glass.
  • Mix mustard, 3 tablespoons olive oil and white wine vinegar. Add a pinch of salt and black pepper.
  • Arrange mushrooms, onion slices and garlic cloves on a baking tray. Sprinkle with the sauce and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Remove garlic cloves from shells, add the rest of olive oil and dice everything together with a Tupperware chopper or blender. The mixture should have a grainy consistency of caviar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve over rye bread, crackers or Russian pancakes. Optional: sprinkle with chopped chives. Enjoy!

Notes

Keep in an airtight jar in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 128mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3.1% | Vitamin C: 5.5% | Calcium: 1% | Iron: 2.3%