BBQ Mushroom Skewers

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Usually I find that I have to slightly alter a recipe to my taste or because of ingredients that I have on hand but Nisrine’s recipe is perfection as is. Both my husband and my daughter loved these delicious mushrooms and I had to fight them to save me some as I finished the rest of the meal.

Mushroom Skewers Recipe

4 servings
1/2 Tbsp harissa
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dried oregano
225g (8 oz) mushrooms, halved lengthwise

Whisk the harissa, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and oregano together in a medium bowl.

Add the halved mushrooms and toss well to coat. Marinate for 30 minutes.

Preheat the grill.

Thread the mushrooms skewers, if you are using bamboo skewers make sure you presoak them in cold water for about 10 minutes. Grill them the BBQ for 5 minutes per side.

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