Recipe for Stuffed Mushrooms
Try this recipe for stuffed mushrooms whenever you want to serve something a little elegant, but have no time to fuss. It goes together quickly and adapts itself easily to different types of mushrooms and various fillings.
You can stuff mushrooms with so many things and this recipe is a good starting point to developing your own creations. Just remember that there isn't that much room in a mushroom cap, so you don't need a whole lot of filling. Some other popular additions to stuffed and baked mushrooms include:
- Sausage, bacon or ham
- Crab or shrimp
- Cheese - try goat cheese, Gruyère or Comté cheese, Parmesan
- Nuts - hazelnuts, walnuts, pecans
- Herbs - chives, thyme, basil
- Vegetables - onions, bell peppers, leeks
Most meat, seafood and vegetable additions should be cooked prior to stuffing and baking the mushrooms.
Try this stuffed mushrooms to accompany a meat main dish, such as steak or grilled chicken breasts. You can also serve it as an appetizer by using smaller mushrooms - about 2 dozen to a pound. Finally, stuffed mushrooms can be enjoyed on top of a bed of greens as a yummy starter course.