Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Smothered Mushrooms ~ Healthy and Clean Eating

Smothered Mushrooms ~ Healthy and Clean Eating
As shared by Mari at Once Upon a Plate
2 servings (easy to multiply servings as needed)
These make a delious first course, or a light entree ~ very low in calories and fat

2 medium large/large portobello mushrooms
1/2 cup chunky salsa (your choice & low sodium if desired)
2 Tablespoons green onions, chopped or sliced) both white & green parts
1/2 cup low-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
Optional Garnish: 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds, or thinly sliced green onion
Preheat oven to 400˚F
Wipe mushrooms to remove any debris, remove stem (and gills if desired). Lightly mist (or lightly brush) shallow oven-safe baking dish with olive oil. Place mushrooms cap side down (gill side up), on prepared baking dish. Spoon salsa into each mushroom cap, dividing salsa evenly. Sprinkle chopped green onions and cheese over salsa. If desired sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Add additional garnish of sliced green onion.
Serve hot.

Recipe adapted from "Clean Eating" magazine

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