Stuffed mushroom

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Stuffed mushrooms are prepared by filling mushroom caps with any filling of your choices. I used simple filling like mushroom stems, onion, garlic, tomato and cilantro. Mushrooms are low in calorie and they are good source of B vitamins.

Stuffed mushroom

Ingredients:

      • 8 to 10 nos – White button mushroom
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped finely)
      • 2 nos – Garlic grated
      • 1/2 no – Tomato (remove seeds and chopped finely)
      • 2 tbsp – Coriander leaves / Cilantro
      • Salt and pepper powder as needed
      • 1/2 cup – Grated cheese ( any of your choice)
      • 1/2 tbsp – Bread crumbs (optional)
      • 1 tsp – Olive oil

Stuffing process

Preparation method:

For filling:

  1. Wash and drain mushroom thoroughly, remove stems and inner parts completely as shown in the picture. Keep the stems for stuffing.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add onion and garlic, saute until translucent. Then add chopped stems along little salt and pepper powder. Cook until well cooked.
  3. Next add chopped coriander leaves , followed by chopped tomato and do not over cook it. Switch off the stove and allow the mixture to cool down completely. Finally add a 1/2 tbsp of bread crumbs and mix well. Stuffing is ready.

Stuffed mushroom process

For stuffed mushroom:

  1. Preheat oven for 180 C or 350 F , take a baking tray ( apply little olive oil allover) and arrange cleaned mushroom stem side down and bake for 5 mins.
  2. Now turn mushroom stem sides up and divide the desired filling among mushroom cups as shown in the picture. Finally sprinkle cheese on top and now it is ready for baking.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 mins or until cheese melts completely. Stuffed mushrooms are ready to serve.

Stuffed mushroom

Notes:

  • You can make any stuffing of your choice.
  • I used mixture of cheddar and mozzarella cheese in this recipe.
  • Bread crumbs are completely optional. But using of it in this recipe is highly useful because it absorbs extra moisture from the filling.
  • I used white button mushrooms in this recipe. You can also use brown mushrooms even portabella mushrooms.

Stuffed mushroom

15 comments:

  1. wow super tempting stuffed mushrooms

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  2. That's a very exotic & great dish.. Ideal for parties as starters ! Bookmarked :)

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  3. Wow! Looks good Shanthi.. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  4. Such a wonderful and healthy appetizer!

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  5. wonderful idea and kids love this for sure...

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  6. Incredible and terrific stuffed mushrooms,cant resist.

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  7. wow...they look amazing...i do make them often because am a big fan of mushrooms

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  8. I may get addicted to these mushrooms Shanti!! looks superb

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  9. i'm yet to try stuffed mushroom shanthi.. love it..

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  10. Stuffed mushroom looks awesome, perfect evening snack for kids...

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  11. Amazing recipe :) Looks so yum !!

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  12. Wow! so many delicious recipes...

    I should try stuffed mushroom with daiya cheese...

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