Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms
Picture this: plump mushrooms, stuffed to the brim with a delectable pesto filling, baked to perfection, and ready to delight your taste buds. Our Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms are not just an appetizer; they’re a culinary experience. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply craving a savory snack, these mushrooms are a crowd-pleaser.
- 16 large white mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a food processor, combine the basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil. Blend until you have a smooth pesto sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Take each mushroom cap and spoon a generous amount of pesto sauce into it.
- Place the stuffed mushrooms on a baking sheet and sprinkle them with mozzarella cheese.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender and the cheese is bubbly and golden.
- Remove from the oven, let them cool slightly, and serve these delicious Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms to your eager guests.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 16 stuffed mushrooms
These Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms are a delightful appetizer that’s bursting with flavor. The earthy mushrooms, combined with the vibrant pesto and gooey mozzarella cheese, create a mouthwatering dish that’s perfect for any occasion.
Nutrition: Calories – 87kcal, Carbohydrates – 2g, Protein – 3g, Fat – 8g, Saturated Fat – 2g, Cholesterol – 6mg, Sodium – 100mg, Potassium – 150mg, Fiber – 1g, Sugar – 1g, Vitamin A – 239IU, Vitamin C – 2mg, Calcium – 57mg, Iron – 1mg
Picture the joy on your guests’ faces as they savor each bite of these Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms. The earthy mushroom caps perfectly complement the bold flavors of the pesto, while the melted mozzarella adds a comforting creaminess. Whether you’re serving them at a gathering or enjoying them as a snack, these stuffed mushrooms are sure to be a hit. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to create a culinary masterpiece that will leave everyone asking for the recipe!