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Delicious Appetizers Vegetarian Style-Fast and Easy

Updated on June 3, 2014
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Cynthia Haltom, Ph.D. is an accomplished educator and author of over 100 books. Many of her books are about cooking.

Every time we have a party my husband always want to know if I am planning on making stuffed mushrooms. He thinks they are the best appetizer he has ever eaten and want to share them with our guests. They are so easy to make I usually make an extra large batch before we entertain and pop them into the oven when out guest begin arriving.

The smell of them cooking makes my mouth water and since I am the official taste tester I eat one as soon as they come out of the oven. If I don't they are usually gone before I get a chance, since they are so delicious. You may want to consider making a double batch.

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 40 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 6-10 people

Ingredients

  • 1 quart fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 bag stove top stuffing (any flavor)
  • 4 ounces soft spinach artichoke cream cheese
  • 3 ounces grated cheese (your favorite type)

Instructions

  1. Wash mushrooms and remove stems. Chop stems into pieces and place In a small bowl and mix cream cheese and dry stuffing mix together until all stuffing mix is coated with cream cheese. With a spoon overfill each mushroom cap with mixture and place on a baking sheet. Top each mushroom cap with grated cheese. Heat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 45 minutes, or until mushrooms are cooked through.
  2. When cooking is complete place on a decorative platter and serve hot to your guests.
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      Scott A McCray 3 years ago

      Tasty, quick and simple - what's not to like!?

    • rebeccamealey profile image

      Rebecca Mealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      It's been too long since I've had stuffed mushrooms. I must try these.Thanks. Pinned to Healthy and Yummy board.

    • savateuse profile image

      savateuse 4 years ago

      Tasty! Quite similar to a stuffed mushroom recipe I use.

    • evawrites1 profile image

      evawrites1 4 years ago

      This looks delicious... I love vegetarian recipes.

    • DaveSumner LM profile image

      Dave Sumner 4 years ago from United States

      Please keep the vegetarian recipes coming!

    • Deborah Swain profile image

      Deborah Swain 4 years ago from Rome, Italy

      Sounds delicious..."soft spinach artichoke cream cheese" doesn't sound like something I could easily find in Italy!

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      junkcat 4 years ago

      Yummy!

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