Spring Morels

April 10, 2011
Spring Morels

Author Notes: This is a simple, straightforward method for preparing morels which maximizes enjoyment of their flavor. Janetxb

Serves: 4


  • 2# fresh morel mushrooms
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
In This Recipe


  1. Gather 2# of fresh morels. Bring them home right away. Rinse gently and pat dry. Slice vertically into quarters and set aside.
  2. Thinly slice 4 fat cloves of garlic. Saute for two minutes over medium heat in 3 T unsalted butter and 1 T extra virgin olive oil.
  3. Add morels to pan and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until most of the liquid has evaporated and the morels are tender. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

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