Cheesy Mushroom Morsels Recipe

Cheesy Mushroom Morsels Recipe
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Cheesy Mushroom Morsels Recipe

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There's plenty of happy munching all around the table when I dish up these luscious morsels. Ideal for a large crowd, they taste like quiche without the crust or the fuss.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 10 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) small-curd cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Add green pepper and garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat; drain.
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, cheeses, flour, baking powder, salt, basil and nutmeg. Add mushroom mixture. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until edges are golden and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes. Cut into squares. Yield: about 12 dozen.
Originally published as Cheesy Mushroom Morsels in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2002, p23

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 87 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 10 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) small-curd cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Add green pepper and garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, cheeses, flour, baking powder, salt, basil and nutmeg. Add mushroom mixture. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until edges are golden and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes. Cut into squares. Yield: about 12 dozen.
Originally published as Cheesy Mushroom Morsels in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2002, p23

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