Are you bored of eating mushrooms only in curries .you should try this Stuffed Mushroom Recipe With Cream Cheese And Spinach appetizer, which is healthy, delicious, and easy to prepare. I always try to experiment with traditional recipes for modern tastes.
This will be a delicious and sophisticated appetizer with stuffing inside the mushroom and a crunchy layer on the top for any occasion.
If you are hosting a party in your home or on any special occasion, you can serve this to your guests and make their taste buds dance.
|Recipe Name||Stuffed Mushroom Recipe With Cream Cheese And Spinach|
|Prep Time||15 minutes|
|Cook Time||20 minutes|
|Additional Time||10 minutes|
|Total Time||45 minutes|
- 1 Ingredients
- 2 Tips for preparing ingredients in advance
- 3 Equipment needed
- 4 Step-By-Step Cooking Instructions To Make Stuffed Mushroom Recipe With Cream Cheese And Spinach
- 5 Serving suggestions
- 6 Total Time need to make this recipe?
- 7 Tips
- 8 Conclusion
- 9 FAQs
24 large white mushrooms
Mushrooms are the main ingredient for this recipe .it will prove to have a meaty and earthy flavor that compliments the cream and tangy filling inside the mushroom.
8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
Cream cheese is the base ingredient in filling the mushrooms, providing a creamy and tangy flavor. These soft and smooth cream cheese will easily be blended with other ingredients and helps in easy filling inside mushrooms.
1/2 cup frozen spinach chopped
Spinach adds a healthy and flavourful twist to the recipe. this also adds color to the filling.
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Mozzarella cheese is used in the stuffed mushroom recipe because it helps enhance the creaminess in the filling mixture and its goosey texture.
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Like mozzarella and cheese, this will not add a goosey texture. Parmesan cheese helps in adding a nutty and sharp flavour to the filling, along with the crunchy texture.
2 cloves garlic, minced
Minced garlic adds a strong, pungent flavor to complement the other ingredients in the mixture.
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Black pepper adds some spicy kick to the filling.
1/4 teaspoon salt
salt adds more taste.
2 tablespoons olive oil
Mushrooms are coated with oil, which helps in preventing sticking to the baking sheet.
Tips for preparing ingredients in advance
- To save time while preparing this recipe, you can wash and dry mushrooms before and store them in the refrigerator.
- Chop spinach and garlic ahead of time.
- Take out cream cheese from the refrigerator, and it should be bought to room temperature before use,
The following kitchen tools and equipment are needed to make this delicious recipe.
- Large mixing bowl
- Baking sheet
- Aluminum foil
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Cutting board
- Chef’s knife
- Spoon or melon baller
- Skillet or frying pan
Step-By-Step Cooking Instructions To Make Stuffed Mushroom Recipe With Cream Cheese And Spinach
Preparation of the mushrooms
To start cooking, preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
While the oven is preheating, wash mushrooms under running water, then dry them with a paper towel or damp cloth so that no water is present on the top of the mushrooms.
With the help of a spoon, remove the gills inside the caps of mushrooms.
After cleaning the mushrooms, arrange them on a baking sheet.
Making the stuffing
Now we have to make stuffing to fill inside the mushroom caps.
Take a mixing bowl, add ½ cup cream cheese,½ cup chopped spinach, and ¼ cup parmesan cheese and mix them until they become together in to smooth creamy texture.
Add garlic, chopped onion, salt, and pepper according to taste and mix once again.
Stuffing the mushrooms
Now we have to fill stuffing inside caps.
Take a spoonful of the mixture and gently press the stuffing inside the cap.
Sprinkle breadcrumbs on top of the mushrooms to add a crispy texture.
Baking the mushrooms
Take a baking tray and arrange all the mushrooms on the tray.
Keep the tray in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.
To know whether they are ready or not, see the color. If it turns into golden brown color, then it indicates completely cooked.
Once cooking is completed, remove it from the oven and keep it aside for 5 minutes to cool down.
Best way to serve stuffed mushrooms
These stuffed mushrooms can be served as an appetizer or a main course dish for your guests. It can be served cold or hot based on your preference.
A perfect side dish to pair with
This dish perfectly pairs with different sides, such as roasted veggies, salads, and garlic bread.
Best beverage to serve with this meal
White wine can be served with stuffed mushrooms, or you can serve it with sparkling water with lemon or lime infused.
Total Time need to make this recipe?
The total time needed to make the stuffed mushroom recipe with cream cheese and spinach will be approximately 45-50 minutes.
This includes a preparation time of 15 minutes and a cooking time of 30 minutes.
Here are some of the tips to help you make perfect stuffed mushrooms
- Always use large white mushrooms to fill easily inside the caps.
- Dry mushrooms with a paper towel to avoid becoming soggy.
- Remove the stem of the mushrooms with a fork or spoon to create a hollow space to fill the stuffing.
- Do not overstuff mushroom caps. They will come out of the cap while baking.
The stuffed mushroom recipe with cream cheese and spinach is an easy, healthy and delicious appetizer .with fewer ingredients. You can prepare a flavorful dish and impress your guests.
What are you waiting for/head to your kitchen and start preparing. your taste buds will thank you for this recipe.
What is mushroom Flavour called?
The flavor of mushrooms is described as earthy, savory, and umami.
Umami is a Japanese term used to describe a rich, savory taste.
What is the meat of a mushroom called?
The fresh part of a mushroom is called a cap and stem, also referred to as a fruiting body sometimes.
What is the most expensive mushroom in India?
The most expensive type of mushroom in India is the black morel mushroom called “Guchi” mushroom.
This mushroom is used only in 5-star restaurants where the recipes are quite expensive than in normal restaurants.
Which mushroom is poisonous in India?
The “death cap” is called the poisonous mushroom type in India.it is very important to be cautious when foraging for mushrooms.
Can I use other types of mushrooms to make stuffed mushrooms?
Yes, you can use other types of mushrooms, such as portobello, cremini etc.
Can I prepare the filling in advance?
You can prepare the filling and store it in the refrigerator for 24 hours.