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Grilled Portobellos with Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Grilled Portobellos with Mozzarella Salad Recipe

“These colorful mushrooms are so filling, they’re almost a meal in themselves. They can also be served with a small garden salad or as a hearty side dish.” Sarah Vasques - Milford, NH
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 large portobello mushrooms (4 to 4-1/2 inches), stems removed
  • Cooking spray

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; cover and chill until serving.
  • 2. Spritz mushrooms with cooking spray. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill mushrooms, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until tender. Spoon 1/2 cup tomato mixture into each mushroom cap. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 133 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.