Snails bourguignonne (escargots a la bourguignonne)

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
24 eaches Large Paris mushrooms
1 x Salt and pepper
½ cup Oil
100 eaches Canned Burgundy snails
½ cup Snail butter

Preparation 15 minutes. Cooking 15 minutes. About 100 snails.

Remove the stalks from the mushrooms. Season the mushroom caps with salt, pour the oil over them and sweat them in the oven. Take the mushroom caps out and place 4-5 snails in each one. Cover with snail butter and heat in the oven just before serving, exactly as you would snails in their shells. Dry white wines: Quincy, Pouilly-Fume, Bourgogne-Aligote. Red wines: Saint-Emilion, Chinon, Bourgueil, Rully, Beaujolais-Villages. [From "Larousse Traditional French Cooking."]

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