Stuffed Mushrooms ( Microwave Recipe )


Stuffed Mushrooms ( Microwave Recipe )

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I remember a time when we had to go long distances to lay our hands on mushrooms! but, nowadays they are available quite commonly, even at the local stores. The quality of mushrooms is quite essential to ay recipe using it. Making this starter using the microwave highlights the best characteristics of healthy spinach and delicious mushrooms. The colour, the crunchy feel, the inborn flavour, nothing is lost. Remember to use a combination of cheeses, as mentioned, to get the gooey mouth feel. Don’t fret if the mushrooms let out a little water while cooking. Just discard that water before serving.

Stuffed Mushrooms ( Microwave Recipe ) recipe - How to make Stuffed Mushrooms ( Microwave Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 20 pieces
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Ingredients


For The Stuffing
1 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
a pinch of pepper powder
1/4 cup white sauce

Other Ingredients
20 fresh large mushrooms (khumbh)
2 tsp butter

To Be Mixed Together For The Topping
2 tbsp mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp processed cheese

Method
For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Place the spinach in a microwave safe bowl, sprinkle 1 tsp of water over it and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  2. Add the onions and green chillies, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Keep aside.
  3. Put the oil in another microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the spinach mixture, salt, pepper and white sauce, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 20 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Detach and discard the stems from the mushrooms. Wash the mushroom caps.
  2. Stuff each mushroom cap with a portion of the stuffing and top it with a little cheese. Keep aside.
  3. Put the butter in a shallow microwave safe dish and microwave on high for 15 seconds.
  4. Arrange the stuffed mushrooms in the dish and sprinkle 1 tbsp of water on top. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. The mushrooms will leave some water on cooking, which can be discarded.
Nutrient values per piece
Energy16 cal
Protein0.8 g
Carbohydrates1.2 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat0.9 g
Cholesterol1.9 mg
Vitamin A202.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.5 mg
Vitamin C1.7 mg
Folic Acid6.8 mcg
Calcium18.6 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium11.8 mg
Potassium53.8 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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