Nutrient-dense and savory, mushrooms complement nearly any meals.. Follow these tips to be sure mushrooms taste as good as they should. Mushrooms are low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free and very low in sodium, yet they provide important nutrients, including selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin D and more. Here are some recipes to add to your menus:
Grilled Portabella Caps Stuffed with Herb Cheese
4 Portabella mushrooms, stems removed
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 cup baby spinach, rough chopped
1/2 cup spreadable reduced fat herb cheese
1/3 cup buttery crackers, lightly crushed
1. Heat grill to 400F.
2. Brush both sides of mushrooms with oil. Mix tomatoes and spinach with the herb cheese. Spread the gill side of each mushroom with 2 tablespoons of herb cheese mixture. Sprinkle each mushroom with buttery cracker crumbs.
3. Place mushrooms, gill side up, on grill. Close cover and cook 13 minutes. For a more quiche-like consistency, cook 2 minutes more.
Mushroom and Peppers Grill-Fry
8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, sliced
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into chunks
1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into chunks
1 red onion, cut into chunks
3 garlic cloves, crushed