Game Day Goodie: Winning Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

by | Sep 7, 2018 | Articles, Life & Style, Nutrition

Looking for a tricky way to squeeze veggies into your game day line-up? These spinach and cheese stuffed mushrooms are a win! Low in calories, high in taste. One serving contains 4 grams of protein and is an easy bite-size game changer.

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Ingredients

What you will need

2 tsp. olive oil

24 large mushrooms cleaned, stems removed and finely chopped

½ medium onion finely chopped

3 cups raw baby spinach

4 cloves garlic finely chopped

1 dash crushed red pepper flakes

½ tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary

½ cup part-skim ricotta cheese

½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

sea salt or Himalayan salt to taste; optional

ground black pepper to taste; optional

Instructions

01

Preheat oven to 350° F.

02

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

03

Add mushroom stems, onion, and spinach; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes until tender.

04

Add garlic, red pepper, and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper (if desired); cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

05

Add ricotta cheese; mix well.

06

Evenly fill mushrooms with spinach mixture.

07

Place mushrooms on large baking sheet. Evenly top with mozzarella cheese.

08

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bubbly.

Makes 24 mushrooms

Nutrition Facts per Serving (2 mushrooms)
Calories: 51, Fat: 3 gm, Protein: 4 gm, Carbohydrates: 3 gm, Fiber: 1 gm