Elegant Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms


Elegant Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Elegant Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Indulge in the rich flavors of these Elegant Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms. This delightful dish combines the earthy goodness of Portobello mushrooms with the fresh, vibrant taste of a classic Caprese salad. Whether you’re hosting a fancy dinner party or simply craving a gourmet meal at home, this recipe is sure to impress.

Ingredients

  • 4 large Portobello mushrooms
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Remove the stems from the Portobello mushrooms and gently scrape out the gills using a spoon.
  3. In a bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, fresh basil, minced garlic, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to mix well.
  4. Fill each Portobello mushroom cap with the tomato and mozzarella mixture.
  5. Place the stuffed mushrooms on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the mushrooms are tender and the cheese is melted and slightly browned.
  6. Remove from the oven and garnish with additional fresh basil leaves if desired.
  7. Serve your Elegant Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms hot and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 248, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 17g

These Elegant Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms are a true culinary delight. The meaty texture of the Portobello mushrooms pairs perfectly with the juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil. The balsamic vinegar and garlic add a depth of flavor that elevates this dish to gourmet status. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a delicious appetizer or side dish, these stuffed mushrooms are a must-try. Serve them at your next gathering, and watch as your guests savor every bite of this elegant and mouthwatering creation.

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