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Crab-Stuffed Baby Portobellos Recipe

Our Christmas is capped off with these stuffed "shrooms." You can use white mushrooms if portobellos are unavailable. —Debbie Johnston, Owatonna, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound baby portobello mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. Remove stems from mushrooms; set caps aside. Finely chop stems.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute chopped mushrooms in 1/4 cup butter for 5 minutes or just until tender. Add garlic; saute 1-2 minutes longer or until garlic is golden. Remove from the heat; stir in the crab, Romano, parsley, garlic powder and onion powder.
  • 3. Melt remaining butter; pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Fill mushroom caps with crab mixture; place in baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan and garlic salt.
  • 4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Bake 2-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve warm. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed mushroom equals 57 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.