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Mushroom Cheese Mini Cups Recipe

If you're looking for a finger food with mass appeal, look no further than these mini cups. They are loaded with onion, mushrooms and cheese...your guests will love them.—Lynn Severns, Carnegie, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 slices white bread, crusts removed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in oil until tender. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in the cheeses, parsley, egg yolks, Italian seasoning and salt. Set aside.
  • 2. Flatten bread with a rolling pin; cut each slice into four pieces. Place butter in a shallow dish; dip both sides of bread in butter, then press into ungreased miniature muffin cups. Spoon mushroom filling into cups, about 1 tablespoon in each.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 20-25 or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 32 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 52 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.