Protein Packed Stuffed ‘Shrooms

Mushrooms are the best, on pizza, in pasta, on salads, on their own. They are incredibly simple to make or eat raw and don’t go bad for at least a week…or even more if you’re a lucky veggie hoarder like me!

I came across a few stuffed mushroom recipes about a year ago and it’s been a favorite ever since. I’ve adapted the recipe to make it a little more healthy. Goat Cheese is generally lower in fat and calories than cow’s milk and turkey bacon is much leaner than regular bacon.

Makes a great snack, brunch, lunch, or dinner side. I’m a huge fan of tapas styled entire hors d’oeuvre meals! 

Protein Packed Mushrooms
Protein Packed Stuffed ‘Shrooms
 
Ingredients:
  1.  One container of Trader Joe’s baby bella mushrooms
  2. One log of Trader Joe’s goat cheese with herbs
  3.  One package of Trader Joe’s turkey bacon
  4. Scallions
  5. Chives
  6. Garlic
Instructions:
  • Pre-heat oven to 450
  • de-stem mushrooms
  • mince and dice scalions, chives, and garlic, mix together with goat cheese in a bowl
  • Spoon mixture into mushrooms and place on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet
  • Wrap turkey bacon around each mushroom, cutting excess for smaller mushrooms
  • Secure with toothpicks
  • Bake at 450 for 15 minutes
  • Set oven to broil or 500 degrees for 5 minutes to make turkey bacon extra crispy
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
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