Hearty Mushrooms Stuffed with Spicy Beef

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This filling dish is wonderful on a chilly night. You can even increase the portions and serve these mushrooms for lunch with a bowl of soup on the side.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 55 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 oz. lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp. gluten-free chili sauce
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 1" fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 8 very large fresh mushrooms
  • 8 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup pine nuts

Directions

  • To make the filling, place the beef, egg, chili sauce, garlic, onion, ginger, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, black pepper, and salt in a food processor and mix thoroughly.
  • Carefully remove the stems from the mushrooms and pack them with the filling.
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Place the mushrooms in a baking pan and add enough water to cover the bottom of the pan.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and pine nuts. Bake for 35 minutes.