Cooking Index - Cooking Recipes & IdeasMushrooms Florentine Recipe - Cooking Index

Mushrooms Florentine

An attractive and delicious centerpiece for a party.

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozButter - (1 stick )
12 cups 2844mlMushrooms* - stems removed, (large)
  And reserved
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlOnion - minced
1   Garlic clove - minced
3/4 cup 177mlCooked spinach - pureed
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozGround turkey or pork
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGround nutmeg
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
2 tablespoons 30mlFreshly-grated Parmesan
12   Toasted bread rounds - (to 16) - optional

Recipe Instructions

* Alternate Mushroom: Common Store Mushroom, Horse Mushroom, Meadow Mushroom

Melt 6 tablespoons of the butter. Dip the mushroom caps into the melted butter and place them upside down in a buttered baking dish. Chop the mushroom stems and set aside.

In a saute pan or skillet, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and saute the onion, garlic and mushrooms stems for about 5 minutes. Add the spinach, turkey, nutmeg, salt, and pepper, and cook until the meat is done.

Fill the mushroom caps with the mixture, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and bake for 15 minutes or until browned. Serve hot on toasted bread rounds, if desired.

This recipe yields 6 appetizer servings.

Wild About Mushrooms by Louise Freedman


Average rating:

Unrated, please add a rating

Submit your rating:

Click a star to rate this recipe.