Avocado & Spinach Stuffed Mushroom Bites

Appetizers & Snacks

Avocado & Spinach Stuffed Mushroom Bites
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 24
Calories 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 0g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 11mg 0%
Iron 0.19mg 2%
Potassium 45mg 2%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Stuffed mushrooms get an avocado makeover in this recipe. Mushrooms are cooked in the oven, cooled and then stuffed with a mixture of spinach, shallots and avocado and topped with sliced almonds that add a little crunch.

Ingredients

  • 20 ea. large crimini mushrooms, washed, stems removed, and set aside (about 1 lb.)
  • 1 ea. small shallot, chopped (about 1 T.)
  • 1 T. garlic, minced
  • 1 t. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ea. 10-oz. package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed of excess water
  • 1 ea. medium Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and mashed
  • 2 t. lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 T. sliced almonds, for garnish (optional)
  • 2 T. cilantro leaves, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Gently remove stems from mushrooms and set aside. Place mushrooms cap-side down on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  3. While mushrooms are baking, chop mushroom stems and combine with shallots and garlic and sauté in olive oil on stovetop. Add spinach and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.
  4. Remove mushrooms from the oven to cool for 10 minutes.
  5. To Make Filling: Mash ripe avocado in a bowl. Combine with lemon juice and cooled spinach mixture; blend well. Season to taste. Carefully fill each mushroom cap with mixture. Garnish with 1 sliced almond or single cilantro leaf.

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Nutrition Facts
Avocado & Spinach Stuffed Mushroom Bites
Amount Per Serving 24
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 0g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 11mg 0%
Iron 0.19mg 2%
Potassium 45mg 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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