Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

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Yum, these Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms offer the most exciting start to a meal! The best part is that they set a healthy note too, since this innovative version is prepared without cheese. Here, fresh mushrooms, stuffed with a saucy spinach mixture, is cooked in a closed Tava greased with a little bit of low-fat butter. The end-product is a fabulous tasting starter with an irresistible aroma. Not only is this dish devoid of cheese, the sauce is also made with whole wheat flour and milk rather than maida. So, you can enjoy this lovely Healthy Snacks treat occasionally without any guilt.

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Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms ( Healthy Starter Recipe ) recipe - How to make Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     20Makes 20 stuffed mushrooms
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20 fresh mushrooms (khumbh)
1 tsp low-fat butter for cooking

For The Spinach Filling
3 cups chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 cup low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
1 tsp low-fat butter
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

For the spinach filling

    For the spinach filling
  1. Combine the whole wheat flour and milk in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the onions turn translucent.
  3. Add the spinach and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the wheat flour-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  5. Divide the filling into 20 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Remove the stems of the mushrooms and discard them so as to form a cavity in the mushroom caps.
  2. Stuff each mushroom cap with a portion of the spinach filling. Keep aside.
  3. Heat ½ tsp of butter on a non-stick tava (griddle), arrange 10 stuffed mushrooms on it with the stuffed side facing upwards.
  4. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to cook 10 more spinach stuffed mushrooms in one more batch.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per stuffed mushroom
Energy16 cal
Protein0.7 g
Carbohydrates1.6 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat0.7 g
Cholesterol1.6 mg
Sodium10 mg

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