Mushrooms in Garlic Sauce


6 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound mushrooms (cut into bite size pieces if necessary) cleaned

8 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1/2 cup beef broth

4 cloves garlic, whole

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Salt and pepper to taste


Slivered almonds roasted (optional)

Saute garlic in olive oil, add mushrooms and continue cooking for about 2 minutes.  Add remaining ingredients except for the parsley and cook 5 more minutes.  To serve, remove the garlic cloves and sprinkle the parsley on top. Garnish with slivered almonds if you like.