Dairy Farmers of Canada

Mushroom–Gouda Melts

This is the Mushroom–Gouda Melts recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 4 servings
mushroom gouda melts


  • 4 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices of crusty Italian bread
  • 2 slices of bacon finely chopped
  • 2 shallots finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 8 oz (225 g) mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded Canadian Gouda
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) thyme (optional)
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
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With the rack in middle position, preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C). Arrange bread slices in a single layer on a large wire rack. Place rack on a baking sheet and set aside.

In a skillet over medium heat,cook bacon until crisp along with shallots. Add butter and mushrooms and sauté over high heat until golden brown, 5-7 minutes. Season.

Add lemon juice. Adjust seasoning. Spread mushroom mixture on the bread slices. Sprinkle with shredded Gouda and bake 10 minutes. If needed, finish browning under the broiler.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 251 Calories
Protein: 15 g
Carbohydrate: 20 g
Fat: 13 g
Fibre: 1.7 g
Sodium: 651 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 21 % / 234 mg
Folate: 35 %
Riboflavin: 27 %
Selenium: 42 %
Vitamin B12: 28 %