These stuffed mushrooms are so versatile you can use them as an appetizer or turn them into a delicious side dish as a great filling in portobello mushrooms! Just start with Carolina® long grain and wild rice mix, add just the right touch of Parmesan and pimientos.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare the rice mix according to package directions and set aside.
Remove mushroom stems; set caps aside. Finely chop mushroom stems. In a medium bowl, combine cooked rice, mushrooms stems, Parmesan cheese and pimientos. Fill mushrooms with rice mixture, mounding on top.
Place mushrooms on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Garnish with chives.
These stuffed mushrooms are simple and delicious! With just four ingredients, they can be prepared in a flash to serve as a tasty finger food appetizer or use them as a side for your next meal by filling large portobello mushrooms. Choose the mushrooms you like for this recipe, if you have white or brown common mushrooms use those or portobello if you’re looking for a large surface.
The long grain and wild rice add both color and texture alongside the melted Parmesan and savory pimientos to make these delicious mushrooms even more mouthwatering!
If you’ve never made stuffed mushrooms before, this simple recipe is a great starting point to get you started with a simple and delicious recipe. Once you get the hang of these you can make your way onto something more elaborate like sausage stuffed mushrooms or these stuffed portobellos with rice, spinach, goat cheese and fresh herbs.
Make sure to wash your mushrooms before beginning and separate the stems from the caps. Chop the stems finely to get all of the nice flavors and taste of the mushrooms and add them into your rice, cheese and pepper mixture. Fill them gently and toss in the oven! Garnish with chives when finished and pile on the Parmesan if you’re a cheese lover.
These are naturally vegetarian, but if you want to make them vegan as well, simply substitute in nutritional yeast or another vegan cheese for Parmesan or simply omit the cheese altogether.