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Basil pesto stuffed mushrooms

Serves 20

Tip: This appetizer can be prepared a day in advance. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  1. Line crimini mushroom caps in baking pan.
  2. Add 2 cups fresh basil leaves.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon fresh garlic.
  6. Add 2 teaspoons lemon juice.
  7. Add 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese.
  8. Add 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
  9. Process until evenly mixed.
  10. Stuff mushroom caps with basil pesto filling.
  11. Combine 1 1/2 cups panko breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup melted butter and 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley.
  12. Sprinkle each mushroom with 1 teaspoon panko topping.
  13. Bake 10 to 15 minutes at 350 F.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

Last Updated Mar 16, 2018

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