PLC Recipe: Mini Pizza Mushrooms

These easy to make stuffed mushrooms will be a winner at your Super Bowl celebration!

Serves 10 (as an appetizer)

Ingredients:

1 medium green bell pepper, diced

1 medium red bell pepper, diced

1 cup chopped spinach

2/3 cup diced white onion

4 cloves garlic

2 Tbsp olive oil

24 oz. can of crushed tomatoes (with basil)

10 basil leaves, chopped

20 baby portobello mushroom caps

optional mozzarella or Parmesan for topping

Directions:

  1. Set oven to broil (500° F) and line baking sheet ready with parchment paper
  2. Toss diced onion into a skillet with olive oil and cook until soft. Add in peppers and garlic;cook until tender.
  3. Add in crushed tomato and spinach. Let simmer for five minutes.
  4. While sauce is simmering, wash the mushroom caps, making sure the stems are fully removed. Evenly place them on the baking sheet.
  5. Remove sauce from stove and lightly place sauce in mushroom caps until full. Top with cheese if desired.
  6. Place stuffed mushrooms in oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
  7. Remove and sprinkle with chopped fresh basil.

Nutrition Info (without optional cheese) per serving: 84 calories, 3g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 11g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 3.4g protein, 239mg sodium

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