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Porcini Nuckhen Canape Recipe

April 23, 2018 by Jodi MacKinnon (QFG) Leave a Comment
Porcini Nuckhen Canapes
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins

An Italian vegan canape made with savoury porcini mushroom, roasted sweet pepper, golden nuckhen, and fresh basil. Ready in minutes, they are a perfect bite with a glass of sparkling Prosecco.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian


Porcini Marinade


  1. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil and porcini extract. Add the nuckhen and marinate for minimum 30 minutes.
  2. In a food processor or blender process the vegennaise with 4 or 5 large basil leaves.
  3. Drain the nuckhen. Heat a saute pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add the nuckhen and sear on all sides.
  4. Spread some of the basil vegennaise on the crackers or toasted bread. Top with roasted sweet pepper and then a golden piece of nuckhen. Garnish with a chiffonade of fresh basil and serve.

About Jodi MacKinnon (QFG)

Qualifirst's COO, Jodi loves cooking and baking. Taking raw ingredients and turning them into something that is absolutely delicious, with just the right flavor balance, is one of her favorite pastimes.

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