Mushrooms with Cracker Stuffing

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Stuffed mushrooms are a classic appetizer, but they also make a perfect snack! This version is full of flavor and color.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 12 large mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • ½ cup minced green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup crushed Saltine crackers
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. minced flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. fennel seeds
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅓ cup fat-free chicken broth

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Wipe mushrooms with damp paper towels and remove stems. Mince stems and combine in small saucepan with olive oil, onion, green bell pepper, and garlic. Cook and stir until tender, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat and add cracker crumbs, cheese, parsley, oregano, fennel seeds, and pepper.
  • Spoon mixture into mushroom caps, rounding the tops. Place in large baking dish and pour chicken broth around mushrooms.
  • Bake, uncovered, until mushrooms are tender and filling is hot, about 18 to 22 minutes. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 12 large mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • ½ cup minced green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup crushed Saltine crackers
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. minced flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. fennel seeds
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅓ cup fat-free chicken broth

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Wipe mushrooms with damp paper towels and remove stems. Mince stems and combine in small saucepan with olive oil, onion, green bell pepper, and garlic. Cook and stir until tender, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat and add cracker crumbs, cheese, parsley, oregano, fennel seeds, and pepper.
  • Spoon mixture into mushroom caps, rounding the tops. Place in large baking dish and pour chicken broth around mushrooms.
  • Bake, uncovered, until mushrooms are tender and filling is hot, about 18 to 22 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein4g