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Italian Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
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Italian Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

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Every year during the holidays, I use this delicious recipe that I got from my brother. These appealing appetizers get hearty flavor from the ham, bacon and cheese. They look lovely and really curb the hunger of guests waiting for a meal. —Virginia Slater, West Sunbury, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 30 large fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup onion and garlic salad croutons, crushed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 pound ground fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Nutritional Facts

2 stuffed mushrooms equals 88 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.
  2. Remove stems from mushrooms; set caps aside. Finely chop half of the stems (save the remaining for another use). Add chopped stems to drippings with bacon; saute 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Firmly stuff crouton mixture into mushroom caps. Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Italian Stuffed Mushrooms in Taste of Home August/September 1994, p33

Nutritional Facts

2 stuffed mushrooms equals 88 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed May. 7, 2011

I have been making these since it came out in the magazine many years ago. These mushrooms are wonderful and loved by all who tries them. You can't make enough!

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2009

Easy to make and so delicious! Fed them to my Bunco group and they absolutely loved the flavor. I had to make a dozen copies of the recipe for them. This will be my tradition when it's my turn for hosting the game.

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