Stuffed Mushroom Caps


I don’t understand stuffed mushroom caps at all.

You see, I like mushrooms, but do I go wild when I eat a baby bella?

No.

But stuff that baby with cheese, herbs, and breadcrumbs, and bake until it’s golden brown and bubbling?

Then, it becomes one of the tastiest things on earth.

The transformation boggles my mind. But I know I’m not alone, because mushroom caps always seem to be the first thing to go at a party.

Here’s how I like to put mine together:


Make the mushroom stuffing from bread crumbs, cheese, and herbs.

Fill each mushroom with a generous scoop of the breadcrumb mixture.

Bake until the stuffing has browned.

Stuffed Mushroom Caps


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Ingredients

  • 8 oz package baby bella mushrooms
  • 3 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp chopped tarragon
  • 3 scallions, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmigiano reggiano
  • 1/8 cup grated asiago cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup italian bread crumbs
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • olive oil for brushing

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Carefully remove the stems from the mushrooms, and chop them up finely either by hand or in a food processor. Zap them in the microwave or cook them in a pan on the stovetop until you have gotten rid of the excess moisture. Place the stems in a bowl, and add the parsley, tarragon, scallions, parmigiano reggiano, asiago, egg, bread crumbs, cream cheese, cayenne pepper, and garlic. Mix until it forms a smooth mixture, and season to taste.
  3. Brush each mushroom cap with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lay them on a sheet pan, and fill them generously with a spoonful of filling.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, until the stuffing has browned. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information Serves Serves 2. Easily doubles, triples, etc     adjust servings
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 622kcal Calories from fat 371
% Daily Value
Total Fat 41g63%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 157mg52%
Sodium 669mg28%
Carbohydrate 38g13%
Dietary Fiber 8g32%
Sugars 17g
Protein 37g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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