Stuffed Mushrooms Florentine

2013-11-04
  • Yield : 8
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 25m
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    90
  • Calories from Fat

    65
  • Total Fat

    7g
  • Saturated Fat

    2g
  • Trans Fat

    0g
  • Cholesterol

    10mg
  • Sodium

    80mg
  • Carbohydrates

    3g
  • Dietary Fiber

    1g
  • Sugar

    1g
  • Protein

    5g
  • Serving Size:

    2 mushrooms without extra cheese

Stuffed Mushrooms Florentine is low calorie, gluten-free, recipe that you can make using fresh or leftover spinach.

It has between 90 and 115 calories and 100 to 120 mg of sodium per serving. Use a food processor to reduce prep time. Enjoy these mushroom for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Cook’s Tips

You can mix Parmesan or Romano cheese into the stuffing, broil the mushroom and then top with shredded cheese if desired.

Toasting Pine Nuts

Pine nuts can be toasted in a 350°F to 375°F preheated oven 5 to 10 minutes, a toaster oven set on bake at 325°F to 350°F for 3 to 5, or in a skillet over low to medium heat about 3 minutes. Actual toasting time will vary. Stir often to prevent burning.

 

Ingredients

  • 8 medium to large mushrooms
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) cooked spinach, drained
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) fresh basil, chopped
  • Pinch garlic powder or 1 clove fresh garlic, chopped
  • Pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 oz. (28 g) Swiss, Jarlsberg, Monterey Jack or mozzarella cheese, shredded plus additional cheese for topping (optional)

Method of Preparation

Step 1

Place oven rack about 6 inches (15 cm) from broiling element. Set oven on broil or use a toaster oven.

Step 2

Rinse mushrooms under cold water or wipe clean using damp paper towels. Remove stems, trim off the tough ends and mince stems. Brush or dip mushroom caps in olive oil and place cavity side up on a small baking sheet or pizza pan.

Step 3

Coarsely chop spinach. combine all ingredients except Parmesan and Swiss cheeses in a medium bowl.

Step 4

Stuff each mushroom with a heaping tablespoon of the spinach mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Step 5

Broil about 5 minutes or until cheese melts and is bubbly. If desired, top with shredded cheese and broil 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts.