I take stuffed mushrooms to new heights by using a flavorful filling of walnuts, spinach and goat cheese. They're not only tasty but pretty as well.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 24 medium fresh mushrooms
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
- 1-1/4 cups crumbled goat cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Remove stems from mushrooms; place mushroom caps in a large bowl. Add oil and toss to coat. Finely chop stems.
- In a large skillet, saute the chopped mushrooms, walnuts and onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the spinach, cheese, pepper and salt; cook and stir until cheese is melted. Stuff into mushroom caps.
- Place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 12-14 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p84