Morels Rosenthal In Kataifi Nests
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 1/3 cup chopped bell pepper
- 1 pound fresh morels sliced
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 2 ounces kataifi in 4 long pieces (available at Italian or Greek groceries)
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs (such as savory, thyme, oregano, or basil)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Saute onion and peppers in 2 tablespoons butter for 1 minute. Lower heat and add morels. Cook covered for 30 minutes.
Make a roux in another pan with the flour and 2 tablespoons butter. Set aside.
Form 4 nests from the kataifi on a baking sheet, drizzle with remaining butter and herbs. Bake 15 minutes. Add remaining ingredients to morels and then roux, to thicken. Fill each nest with morels.
This recipe yields 4 servings.