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Sesame Mushroom Crostini

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These Mushroom Crostini are the perfect hors d’oeuvres for the person that doesn’t want to spend a lot of time prepping, but still wants a lot of flavour in order to impress their guests. Seriously though, this recipe is so easy to make but because of the simplicity allow each flavour to really shine, making each bite full of flavour!

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Sesame Mushroom Crostini

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Vegan
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 5 servings


  • 1 baguette
  • 1 cup vegan cream cheese
  • 2 cups dehydrated shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, + more for toppings


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Add your dehydrated mushrooms to some boiling water and allow to re-hydrate for about 10-15 minutes.
  • While the mushrooms re-hydrate slice your baguette into rounds and place on a baking sheet. You can optionally drizzle some sesame oil over them for some extra flavour. Bake for about 10 minutes or until toasted.
  • Slice up your mushrooms and add to a hot pan with sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, fresh rosemary and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. Toss until coated in all the flavours and spices. Sautee until heated, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Spread some vegan cream cheese on each crostini, top with some of the sauteed mushrooms and sprinkle with some sesame seeds.

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