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Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms are a great appetizer for parties. Follow my easy recipe for quick stuffed mushroom recipe everyone will love.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy appetizer
Servings: 24 mushrooms
Calories: 87kcal
Author: Lisa Longley

Ingredients

  • 24 white mushrooms about 1 pound (see note about what to buy and how to prepare)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 ounces bacon diced and cooked until crisp
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup monterey jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil, and set aside.
  • In a large bowl toss the mushrooms (see note about preparing them) with salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  • Line a large plate with a paper towel and put the mushroom tops gill side down on it. Microwave for 8 to 10 minuts or until the mushrooms are soft and tender.
  • While the mushrooms are cooking, cook the bacon until crisp. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, monterey jack cheese, and parmesan. Beat in the garlic, paprika, and bacon.
  • Place the prepared mushrooms on the lined baking sheet, gill side up. Spoon a little bit of the mixture into each mushroom. Bake 10 minutes.
  • Top the mushrooms with more fresh parmesan and fresh parsley. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Look for mushrooms that are 2 to 3 inches across. Do not buy button mushrooms as they will be too small. Remove the stems from the mushrooms and discard. Use a wet paper towel to wipe the mushrooms clean.

Nutrition

Serving: 1mushroom cap | Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 76mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 32IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg