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Entertaining: Bruschetta Stuffed Mushrooms

January 24th, 2014

by Megan of Take a Megabite

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The winter season is full of award shows for music, film and television. Host a viewing party and treat your guests to an elegant array of appetizers, beginning with Bruschetta Stuffed Mushrooms by Megan from Take a Megabite. This appetizer is stuffed with Wisconsin Fontina, cherry tomatoes, garlic and basil for a new spin on traditional Italian bruschetta.

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For more award show entertaining ideas, visit EatWisconsinCheese.com for Megan’s Cobb Salad Deviled Eggs and Rosemary Greyhound recipes.

Bruschetta Stuffed Mushrooms
By Megan of Take a Megabite

Servings: 12 mushrooms
 
Ingredients:

12 medium-sized mushrooms, stems removed and reserved

1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided

3 cloves garlic, divided and minced

3/4 cup tiny baguette bread cubes

8 cherry tomatoes

1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Fontina Cheese, shredded

1/4 cup basil, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

Wisconsin Parmesan Cheese shredded, for garnish
 
Cooking Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Place mushrooms stem-side down on baking sheet coated with 1 tablespoon olive oil. In small bowl, stir together bread cubes with 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil and 1 clove garlic. On separate foil-lined baking sheet, place bread mixture and tomatoes. Bake mushrooms, bread mixture and tomatoes for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, finely chop mushroom stems and sauté with remaining 2 cloves garlic and salt and pepper until softened, about 5-7 minutes.

Remove mushrooms, bread and tomatoes from oven. Press tomatoes through sieve removing all liquid. Stir tomatoes into mushroom stems with bread cubes, basil and shredded Fontina. Stuff mushrooms with mixture. Bake 12-15 minutes. Sprinkle with shredded Parmesan. Serve hot.

One Comment
  1. So yummy. My mom and i cooked these for every gathering we had and they loved it!

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