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5 from 2 votes

Balsamic Thyme Mushroom Bruschetta

Mushrooms and thyme are a match made in heaven. With the addition of a drizzle of balsamic, this is an irresistible combination to pile high onto toasted bread rubbed lightly with olive oil.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast &amp, Brunch, Bruschetta, Toast
Servings: 2
Author: Nagi


  • 400 g / 14 oz mushrooms (I used button, but you can use any mushrooms you want)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half clove of garlic , unpeeled
  • 4 slices bread
  • Extra olive oil , for drizzling


  • Heat oil in large fry pan/skillet over high heat.
  • Slice the mushrooms into 1/4"/0.5cm slices.
  • Toss into pan and sauté quickly, about a minute or two.
  • Add the balsamic and sprinkle sugar over, then stir for another 30 seconds or so to let the balsamic and sugar caramelise.
  • Add thyme and season with salt and pepper.
  • Toast the bread and rub each piece lightly with garlic.
  • Pile on the mushroom and serve immediately, drizzled with extra olive oil (if you want).