Mushroom tarts

By wongy11
March 9, 2011
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Author Notes: This recipe was my mother's. It is around fifty years old. She would make the mini tarts for company. I would make them with her & would always get to eat one. I have made them a couple of times for a small get together. Yum!wongy11

Makes: 30


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold riced potatoes


  • 3 ounces can chopped mushrooms with liquid
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream & the mushroom liquid
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant unsalted beef boullion
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon gound black pepper
  • dashes garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon steak sauce (A1)
  • 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  1. cut shortening into fllour & salt into medium bowl. with fork mix in potato. Put rounded teaspoons of the mixture in to each of 30 tiny tart tins. Press down onto bottom & sides of tins.
  2. In a small sucepan on low heat cook mushrooms lightly in butter. Blend in 2 tbsp. flour. Stir in cream cream & seasonings Cook until thickened, stirring. Stir a small amount of mixture into egg yolk. You don't want the egg to cook. Add it to the remainder of the filling.Cook a few minutes more. Fill each mini tart evenly. Bake at a 450 degree pre heated oven for 10 to 15 minutes until the edges are golden. . Remove from tins and serve warm.

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