Mushroom Recipes for Kids

Stuffed Blue Cheese Mushrooms

12 large mushrooms (1 1/2 to 2 inches diameter)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
1/4 pound sausage
3 ounces blue cheese, crumbled

Wipe mushrooms with a damp cloth. Remove stems reserving caps. Place mushrooms on a large baking tray. Heat skillet, add oil and garlic. Cook sausage, then drain. In a small bowl, mix together breadcrumbs, parsley, sausage, and blue cheese. Scoop mixture into mushroom caps. Bake at 425F degrees for 10 minutes. Serve as an appetizer.

Zippy Mushrooms

1 cup mushrooms, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 small onion, chopped
1 can garbanzo beans (chick peas)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Wipe mushrooms with a damp cloth. Chop in small pieces. Add oil to hot skillet then add garlic and onion. Cook until onions are soft for 1-2 minutes. Add mushrooms to skillet and fry for about 5 minutes until cooked. Drain garbanzo beans and add to skillet. Add cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Stir well and cook for 1 minute.

Peas and Shrooms

1 package frozen peas
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon oil
1 1/2 cups mushrooms, sliced

Cook peas in a saucepan over medium heat. Make sure peas are cooked well, then drain.

Heat a skillet, add oil, garlic, and mushrooms. Cook mushrooms, stirring constantly, for about 4 minutes until tender and well cooked. Add salt, pepper, and basil to mushrooms. Mix mushrooms and peas together and spoon into a serving bowl.

Goat's Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

12 large mushrooms
2 ounces goat's cheese
2 tablespoons black olives, chopped and pitted
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
salt and ground black pepper to taste
extra virgin olive oil

Preheat oven to 350F (180C) degrees. In a small bowl, mix cheese, olives, garlic, and seasoning. Wash mushrooms with a slightly moist clean rag (do not saturate with water) then remove stems. Place mushrooms on a baking tray caps side up. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with a little salt. Stuff mushrooms with cheese filling. Bake for about 15 minutes, until mushrooms are tender and filling is hot. Serve on a platter.

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