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It's National Mushroom Dayโ—

Updated: Feb 6

Today is national stuffed mushroom day.


According toย Nationaldaycalendar.com, the exact origin of this day is unknown. However, credit must be given where its due, and so we credit the Italians for coming up with this scrumptious dish that uses cheese, breadcrumbs, vegetables, and meat to create this melt in your mouth masterpiece.


But, don't take my word for it. Hereโ€™s a fun, easy recipe for stuffed mushrooms to try out for yourself:


๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—จ๐—™๐—™๐—˜๐—— ๐— ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ข๐— ๐—ฆ

2 pkgs (8 oz./225 g each) baby bella mushrooms, washed and stems removed

2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil

ยฝ tsp (2 mL) salt

โ…› tsp (0.5 mL) black pepper


๐—™๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด

2 oz. (60 g) mozzarella cheese

2 green onions

4 oz. (125 g) low-fat cream cheese (Neufchatรชl) or goat cheese, softened

ยฝ cup (125 mL) frozen spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry

1ยฝ tsp (7 mL) red wine vinegar

ยฝ tsp (2 mL) Garlic & Herb Rub

โ…› tsp (0.5 mL) black pepper


๐—ง๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด

1 tbsp (15 mL) butter, melted

ยผ cup (60 mL) plain breadcrumbs

ยฝ tsp (2 mL) Garlic & Herb Rub

Toss the mushrooms, oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Place them on the cooking trays of the Deluxe Air Fryer.

For the filling, grate the mozzarella with the Microplaneยฎ Adjustable Coarse Grater. Finely chop the green onions. Add the mozzarella, onions, and remaining filling ingredients to a medium bowl and mix well.

Use a scoop or spoon to stuff the mushrooms. For the topping, combine the breadcrumbs, melted butter, and rub in a small bowl. Dip the mushrooms (filling-side down) into the breadcrumb mixture to coat.

Place the trays on the top and bottom racks of the air fryer. Turn the wheel to select the ROAST setting; press the wheel to select. Turn the wheel to adjust the time to 15 minutes; press the wheel to start. Switch the trays halfway through cooking (youโ€™ll hear beeps as a reminder).


๐—ฌ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ: 6 servings


๐—ก๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด:

U.S. nutrients per serving (based on using cream cheese for filling): Calories 190, Total Fat 13 g, Saturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 25 mg, Sodium 390 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g, Fiber 2 g, Total Sugars 3 g (includes 0 g added sugars), Protein 7 g


Your friendly Pampered Chef Cooking Tip:

Adjustable Course Grater #100472


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ACTION STEP:ย Throw together a batch today, serve pipping hot for a party or office conversation starter, and let me know in the comments how they turned out or kick your kitchen up a notch by booking your cooking show here:

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