Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
These sausage stuffed mushrooms are mushroom caps filled with Italian sausage, herbs and three kinds of cheese, then baked to golden brown perfection. An easy and elegant party snack that can be assembled ahead of time!
Calories 109 kcal
18 mushrooms stems removed 3 tablespoons butter divided use 1/2 cup onion finely diced 1 teaspoon garlic minced 8 ounces mild Italian sausage casings removed 4 ounces cream cheese softened 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded 1/4 cup chopped parsley divided use 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs cooking spray
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray and arrange the mushrooms on the pan. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes or until softened. Remove the onion mixture from the pan. Add the sausage to the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes, using a spatula to break up the meat into smaller pieces. Place the sausage, onion mixture, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, Monterey Jack cheese and 3 tablespoons of parsley in a bowl. Stir to combine. Spoon the sausage mixture evenly into the mushroom caps. Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in the microwave and stir in the panko breadcrumbs to coat. Sprinkle the panko over the mushrooms. Bake for 20 minutes or until tops are browned and mushrooms are cooked through. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.
Calories: 109 kcal | Carbohydrates: 2 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 25 mg | Sodium: 177 mg | Potassium: 115 mg | Vitamin A: 180 IU | Vitamin C: 1.1 mg | Calcium: 53 mg | Iron: 0.4 mg