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Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

Updated on May 13, 2015

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How I came up with this recipe

I have been wanting to try my hand at some stuffed mushrooms for a while. We had some criminis in the fridge that needed to be used up along with some Italian sausage and spinach so I decided "what the heck" let me see what I can do. This is the result. Pretty darn good if I do say so myself.

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Ingredients

  • 2 hot Italian sausage links
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • about 8 ozs crimini mushrooms
  • about 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • about 1 to 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: about 4 servings as an appetizer
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Remove casings from the sausage and begin to brown the sausage in a skillet over medium heat. Add in the spinach when the sausage is about half way brown and allow it to wilt down.
  3. Remove the skillet from the heat when the sausage is brown and the spinach is wilted. Mix in the goat cheese and allow it to melt through the mixture. Set aside while you prepare the mushrooms.
  4. Remove the mushroom stems and clean the mushrooms with a damp towel. Place the mushrooms on a baking sheet with the stem side up. Fill the mushrooms with the sausage mixture.
  5. Top the mushrooms with a few breadcrumbs and a drizzle of olive oil.
  6. Bake until the mushrooms begin to brown and become tender (about 20 minutes).

Some Possible Substitutions

For the Hot Italian Sausage
For the Spinach
For the Goat Cheese
Mild Italian Sausage
Onion
Cream Cheese
Sweet Italian Sausage
Leeks
Feta Cheese
Chicken or Turkey Sausage
Bell Pepper
Blue Cheese
Chorizo
Artichoke Hearts
Cheddar Cheese
You can mix and match your favorite sausages, veggie, and cheese to create your own combo.

© 2015 Vicki Holder

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      Angie 2 years ago

      What substitute do you recommend for the mushrooms? LOL!

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      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      wow your mushroom recipes is tempting me to but some mushrooms today, thanks for the recipe

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