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Broccoli Bacon Portabella Stuffers

Broccoli Bacon Portabella StuffersRecipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 small or 4 large (7 to 8 ounces each) portabella mushroom caps
3 cups broccoli florets (about 8-ounce)
4 slices bacon
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (about 4-ounce)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium size saucepan, over high heat, bring 1 quart salted water to a boil; reduce heat, add broccoli and simmer until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes; drain.
  2. In a large (12-inch) skillet, over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp, about 8 minutes; drain on paper towels.
  3. Drain excess bacon fat from skillet. Add mushrooms, gill side down, and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove skillet from heat; turn mushrooms. Sprinkle mushrooms with half the cheese, dividing evenly; spoon broccoli on top; crumble bacon over broccoli; sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  5. Return skillet to heat and continue to cook mushrooms, covered, just until tender and the cheese has melted, 4 to 5 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Mushroom Council.