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Beef and Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Beef and Blue Cheese Stuffed MushroomsThese perfectly bite-sized mushrooms are stuffed with a savory blend of ground beef, blue cheese and chives.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 pound ground beef
1/4 teaspoon salt
36 to 40 small button or cremini mushrooms (about 1 1/2 to 2-inch diameter)
1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
3 tablespoons minced chives
1/2 teaspoon steak seasoning blend
Minced fresh chives (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Remove and reserve stems from mushrooms. Season mushroom caps with salt; set aside. Mince stems to yield 1/2 cup; discard remaining stems.
  3. Combine ground beef, minced stems, blue cheese, bread crumbs, 3 tablespoons chives and steak seasoning. Spoon beef mixture evenly into mushrooms.
  4. Place stuffed mushrooms on rack in broiler pan.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with additional chives, if desired.

Makes 36 to 40 appetizers.

Test Kitchen Tips:

  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef.
  • Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F (71.1°C).
  • Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe using 80% lean ground beef): 20 calories; 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 5 mg cholesterol; 49 mg sodium; 1 g carbohydrate; 0.1 g fiber; 2 g protein; 0.8 mg niacin; 0 mg vitamin B6; 0.1 mcg vitamin B12; 0.2 mg iron; 2.2 mcg selenium; 0.4 mg zinc; 5.9 mg choline.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe using 96% lean ground beef): 15 calories; 1 g fat (0 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 5 mg cholesterol; 49 mg sodium; 1 g carbohydrate; 0.1 g fiber; 2 g protein; 0.8 mg niacin; 0 mg vitamin B6; 0.1 mcg vitamin B12; 0.2 mg iron; 2.2 mcg selenium; 0.4 mg zinc; 6.5 mg choline.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Beef It's Whats For Dinner.