Cream Cheese and Spinach Filled Mushrooms

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 5 servings

Mushrooms are an excellent vegetarian option. They have a meaty texture and a savory flavor, so they work as an excellent substitute for meat. We enjoy cooking them into the oven, topped with a delicious mixture of spinach and cheese. Low in calories and carbs, this recipe is also good for a diet.

Ingredients Needed for Cream Cheese and Spinach Filled Mushrooms

12 ounces of brown mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
2 garlic cloves, sliced
salt
pepper
3 ounces of baby spinach
10 ounces of cream cheese
¼ cup parmesan, shredded

How to Cook Cream Cheese and Spinach Filled Mushrooms

  1. Remove the stems of the mushrooms and chop them. Keep the empty mushrooms for later.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat, add the butter in it and melt it. Add the chopped mushroom stems and cook them for 6 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the baby spinach and cream cheese. Cook until you obtain a smooth, creamy mixture.
  5. Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F/190 degrees C.
  6. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and lay the empty mushrooms over it.
  7. Fill the mushrooms with the cream cheese and spinach mixture. Add the shredded parmesan on top.
  8. Slide the tray into the oven and bake the mushrooms for the next 15 minutes.

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