Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Prep Time: 15Min Servings: 12 servings Difficulty: very easy

Ingredients:

  • 24 Large button mushrooms
  • Non stick cooking spray
  • 3 tbsp Green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • 4 oz. 50% less-fat pork sausage
  • 1⁄2 tsp Crushed red pepper
  • 1⁄4 tsp Sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup Lowfat cream cheese, softened
  • 1⁄4 cup Dry breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Clean mushrooms with paper towel and remove stems, finely chop stems.
  3. Coat a large non-stick skillet with non-stick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic sauté for 1 minute. Add sausage and cook until browned, stirring to crumble.
  4. Add the reserved mushrooms stems, red pepper, salt and black pepper, sauté 2 minutes or until stems are tender.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in cream cheese and breadcrumbs. Stuff 1 tablespoon sausage mixture into each mushroom cap.
  6. Arrange mushroom caps in a 13×9 inch baking dish coated with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkle evenly with parmesan.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly golden and thoroughly heated.

Notes:
Nutritional information per serving (2 caps): Calories 64 Protein 4g Total fat 3.3g Carbohydrates 4.5g Sodium 159 mg Cholesterol 11mg

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