Savory Pesto Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms



Savory Pesto Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

Indulge in the rich flavors of Savory Pesto Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms – a delightful appetizer that combines the earthiness of mushrooms with the freshness of Caprese salad. These mouthwatering bites are perfect for any gathering or as a tasty snack. Let’s dive into making this delectable dish.

Ingredients

  • 12 large mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the cleaned mushroom caps on the baking sheet, cavity-side up.
  3. Spoon a generous amount of pesto sauce into each mushroom cap.
  4. Top the pesto with halved cherry tomatoes and diced mozzarella.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender and the cheese is melted and slightly golden.
  7. Remove from the oven and drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  8. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy your Savory Pesto Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12 stuffed mushrooms

These Savory Pesto Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms are a burst of flavor in every bite. The earthy mushrooms, aromatic pesto, sweet cherry tomatoes, and creamy mozzarella create a harmonious blend that’s both visually appealing and incredibly delicious. The drizzle of balsamic glaze adds a delightful tangy sweetness, while the fresh basil leaves provide a touch of herbaceous freshness. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply craving a savory snack, these stuffed mushrooms will impress your guests and satisfy your taste buds.

Nutrition Information: (per serving)
Calories: 85 | Fat: 6g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 4g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Notes: You can customize these stuffed mushrooms by adding minced garlic or crushed red pepper flakes for extra flavor.

Recipe adapted from example.com

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