Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms

I am in such an appetizer mood! It must be because the Fourth of July is tomorrow and that means BBQs and lots of finger food. Note to self: BE GOOD!! And on that note, one great way for all of us to be good while eating yummy holiday food is to make these overstuffed cheesy mushrooms. They are awesome!

Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms

First, make the 1/3 of the Oat Bran Breadcrumbs recipe found here.

Then, follow the recipe below.

Ingredients:

  • 4 tbs Oat Bran Breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbs reduced fat parmesan/mozzarella cheese mix (+extra for topping)
  • 1 tbs cream cheese
  • dash of italian seasoning
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 6 whole mushrooms

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  2. Remove stems from mushrooms and place in food processor along with the first 5 ingredients and blend together.
  3. Generously stuff mushrooms with cheese mixture and place mushrooms on greased baking sheet.
  4. Top each mushroom with a pinch of parmesan/mozzarella cheese.
  5. Spray tops of mushrooms with cooking spray and bake for 25 minutes.
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Salisbury Steaks

Salisbury Steaks

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tbs worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 package of mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 dry package of brown gravy

Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high. (works great in the George Foreman!)
  2. In a bowl, combine ground beef, worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, & pepper.
  3. Mix ingredients and form 4 patties.
  4. Grill patties for 5 minutes per side. (or 1-1.5 minutes in the George Foreman)
  5. While patties are cooking, spray cooking spray in pan on medium heat.
  6. Saute sliced mushrooms until soft.
  7. Prepare gravy using package directions.
  8. Combine mushrooms in gravy.
  9. Place beef patties on plate and top with mushroom gravy.

(source for burger patties: http://www.weightwatchers.com/food/rcp/RecipePage.aspx?recipeId=115221)