Giant Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms may not have the best reputation, but we bet the skeptics among you will give them a second chance after checking out this recipe! As with any food, it's all about the preparation, and our recipe combines the wonderfully dense meatiness of the mushroom with a delicious creamy spinach filling. Trust us — this dish will convert you from a mushroom hater to a mushroom lover!

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 12 minutes

You'll Need:

For the giant mushrooms:

  • 3 large portobello mushrooms
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

For the spinach filling:

  • 4 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 1 egg

Here's How:

  1. Remove the mushroom stalks and gills and brush olive oil over the insides and outsides of the mushroom caps.
  2. For the spinach filling, combine the spinach, garlic, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, bread crumbs, and egg. Spoon the spinach filling into the 3 mushroom caps and smooth out the tops.
  3. Place the giant stuffed mushrooms on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, transfer the pan to a preheated oven, and cook at 350°F for 12 minutes.

This simple recipe is ideal as a party snack and hopefully helps any doubters see the humble mushroom in a completely different light. We also recommend trying our Giant Stuffed Mushrooms on the grill at your next barbecue!


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