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Fresh mushrooms team up with roasted red pepper and rich cream cheese in these gourmet baked phyllo bites.
24 button mushrooms, stems removed
1 Oz pimentos, cut into 24 pieces
3 Oz cream cheese
24 tiny sprigs thyme
4 Sheets phyllo pastry
1 Small egg beaten
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Fill mushrooms with pimento and cream cheese, top with thyme.
Cut pastry sheets into 48 squares. Brush with egg, stick sheets in pairs to create star shapes. Sit a mushroom in each, bring up sides of pastry and pinch in the center.
Bake for 3-5 mins, until pastry is crisp and just golden. Serve.