October 11, 2012

Spinach Stuffed Mushroom

Let me write on a family favorite recipe of Stuffed Mushroom.Since my Husband is a " plant eater " this is one of the appetizers we order when we dine outside.This Monday was my husbands birthday so I made a Special Italian dinner for him.I made Caprese salad ,Stuffed mushroom ,Pasta, Chocolate crepes for him.I will post the other recipes short ( hope my toddler son dont mind). This a very recipe hope every one will enjoy making this.All u need is very few ingredients.



Ingredients


Fresh White Mushroom - 6 medium sized
Spinach - 1/2 bunch
Onion - 1/2
Garlic - 3 -4 pods
Olive oil - 2 tbsp
Chilli flakes - 1 tsp ( can be adjusted as per the heat level)
Bread crumbs - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
  
Ingredients for the cheese sauce

Butter -1 tbsp
All purpose flour - 1- 2 tsp
Milk - 1- 1/2 cup
Cheddar cheese - 1/4 cup
Salt - to taste

Method

  1. Pre heat the Oven to 400 F
  2. Wash and remove the stems of Mushroom.Scrape of the Black part as well.
  3. Chop finely the mushroom stems,spinach and Onion.
  4. Heat Olive Oil in a skillet and add chopped onions,Once the onions turn transparent in color add the crushed garlic.
  5. When garlic gives out a good smell indicating it is no longer raw add the spinach and mushroom stems.
  6. Add salt and chilli flakes.
  7. Stirr it and remove it from the burner when the water oozed out of spinach and mushroom.
  8. The mix ture should be slighty dry. 
  9. Fill in Mushroom cap with filling and finally sprinkle the bread crumbs over it.
  10. Make Cheese sauce : Melt butter add the all purpose flour and fry until flour turns golden brown.Add milk and mix thoroughly. When the sauce thickens remove from fire and add shredded cheddar cheese.
  11. Pour the sauce on a baking dish and arrange the stuffed mushroom over it and bake for 20 minutes or until the mushrooms are cooked.
  12. Serve warm.

                    

1 comment:

chitra said...

paru . ur appetiser is wonderful
looking forward for new recipies