Cheesy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms (#1919)

Serves
Ready
6
30
Minutes
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
10
Minutes
Categories
Side Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • 14 oz Mushrooms large for stuffing (approximately 16)
  • 3/4 cups Basil fresh, leaves, packed
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Pine Nuts toasted
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons Chicken Broth or water
  • 1/4 cup Ricotta Cheese 5%

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees f. Spray a baking sheet with vegetable pan spray. Wipe mushrooms clean and gently remove stems; reserve for another purpose. Put caps on baking sheet.
  2. Put basil, olive oil, pine nuts, parmesan and garlic in food processor; process until finely chopped, scraping down sides of bowl once. Add stock through the feed tube and process until smooth. Add ricotta and process until mixed.
  3. Divide mixture evenly among mushroom caps. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until hot.
  4. Nutritional information per serving (4 mushrooms): Calories: 68, fat: 5 g, carbohydrate: 4 g, fiber: 1 g, protein: 3 g, sodium: 62 mg, cholesterol: 4 mg diabetic exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat
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