For a tasty change of pace, try these moist and tangy portobello mushrooms from Robert Beck of Springfield, New Jersey. Filled with artichoke hearts and sweet red peppers, they’re delightfully rich and flavorful.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 4 large portobello mushrooms, stems removed
- 1 cup canned water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped
- 1 jar (7 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons fat-free Italian salad dressing
- 3 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- In a small bowl, combine the oil and vinegar; brush over both sides of mushrooms. Place mushrooms stem side down on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the artichokes, roasted peppers, oregano, salt and pepper. Turn mushrooms over; broil 2 minutes longer. Fill with artichoke mixture; drizzle with dressing.
- Broil for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese; broil 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 225 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 952mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 vegetable, 2 fat.
Originally published as My "It's Not Steak" Sandwich in Light & Tasty June/July 2006
Sep 1, 2010
My husband is a burgers and fries kind of guy, and believe it or not, he actually loves these healthy stuffed portobellos! They are super easy to make! Definitely a keeper!