January 24, 2012

Football Party Foods – Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Stuff mushrooms always look much more fancy than they really are. They are easy to make, relatively inexpensive and the perfect bite-size snack. My husband makes really good stuffed mushrooms so I had him share his recipe with us.

INGREDIENTS

15-20 mushrooms – preferably Crimini or a meatier, larger mushroom

6 pieces of bacon – baked and crumbled (or you can fry it up if you prefer)

1/2 cup bread crumbs

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1/2 onion or shallot (diced)

3 or 4 cloves of garlic (minced)

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons italian herb seasoning

Parsley to taste, fresh or dried

Optional – blue cheese, crumbled

DIRECTIONS

Preheat over to 375 degrees F

Remove stems and clean mushrooms

Saute onion/shallot in garlic, butter and 1/2 of the olive oil

When the onions are translucent, add parmesan cheese, bread crumbs and herbs

Stir for 15-30 seconds – transfer contents to mixing bowl. Add blue cheese (if using) and bacon. Stir until combined.

Scoop mixture into mushrooms – about 1 tsp in each (or more depending on size of mushroom)

Lightly drizzle olive oil over mushrooms.

Bake on baking sheet for 20-25 minutes until tops are golden brown.

Hope you enjoy this recipe. Thanks to my husband for his recipe and for making the mushrooms for the sake of this post (we gladly taste-tested them again for you).

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