Mushroom Croustadas ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

Mushroom Croustadas ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

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Lose yourself in this low-cal caribbean starter of wheat buns stuffed with a striking combo of mushrooms and spring onions. Though made of very simple ingredients, the outcome tastes amazing and healthy, with ample iron, fibre and vitamin c.

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Mushroom Croustadas ( Healthy Starter Recipe ) recipe - How to make Mushroom Croustadas ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 croustadas
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For The Filling (makes 1 Cup)
2 tsp oil
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
4 small chopped spring onions (including the greens)
1 tbsp chopped green chillies
2 cups chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
2 tsp soy sauce
3 tbsp low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free , readily available in the market
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1 tbsp water
salt and to taste

Other Ingredients
3 whole wheat bread hot dog buns
1/2 tsp oil for brushing and greasing

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the mushrooms, soya sauce, milk, cornflour-water paste, salt and pepper and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the mixture dries up.
  3. Divide the filling into 12 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Cut each hot dog bun diagonally into 4 thick slices.
  2. Scoop each slice so as to form a cavity and brush it evenly with a little oil.
  3. Place the bread slices on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180ºc (360ºf) for 3 to 4 minutes or till they light brown and crisp.
  4. Stuff each bread slice with a portion of the filling and again bake them in a pre-heated oven at 180ºc (360ºf) for another 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per croustada
Energy25 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates2.6 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat1.4 g
Cholesterol0.6 mg
Sodium59.1 mg

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