Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Cilantro Pesto

On Monday, March 30, 2009 by Registered Dietitian

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Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
8 large portobello mushrooms (5-6 in. diameter)
1 cup zucchini, finely chopped
1 cup carrots, shredded
3 green onions, thinly sliced
4 Tablespoons unseasoned breadcrumbs
1/2 cup shredded, reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
1 cup loosely packed spinach leaves
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
3 cloves garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 Tablespoon fat-free parmesan cheese
1-2 teaspoons olive oil
1-2 teaspoons lemon juice
1-2 Tablespoons water
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation
Combine all ingredients except mushrooms, olive oil, lemon juice and water in a blender and pulse blend until coarsely chopped. Gradually add olive oil and lemon juice until mixture is finely chopped. Add enough water to make a paste. Stir in salt and pepper and use at room temperature. Spinach-Cilantro Pesto is also great with pasta and other vegetables. Remove mushroom stems and chop. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms stems, zucchini, carrots and green onions and sauté until crisp-tender (8-10 minutes). Stir in breadcrumbs and Pesto and season with salt and pepper. Spoon vegetable mixture into caps. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange mushrooms on pan and roast at 425 degrees until mushrooms are tender, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle mushrooms with cheese and continue roasting for 5 minutes.

Makes 4 Servings
Serving Size: 2 stuffed mushrooms

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Nick
Feb 26, 2016, 01:43 AM
This recipe looks amazing and I'm looking forward to trying it, however I've noticed on this and a few recipes the sugar amount isn't listed. Why is that?
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