Walnut-Stuffed Mushrooms

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Four of these omega-3-packed bites served over grains makes a great supper.

  • serving (4 stuffed mushrooms)Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnut halves, plus 16 more for garnish
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown lentils
  • 4 tsp. balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 1 tsp. dried rubbed sage
  • 1 tsp. toasted walnut oil
  • 16 large button mushrooms (2-inch diameter), stems removed
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth

Preparation

1. Purée 1 cup walnuts with parsley and garlic in food processor until thick and pasty. Add lentils, 2 tsp. vinegar, sage, and walnut oil; purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

2. Fill each mushroom cap with 11/2 Tbs. walnut mixture, and press remaining walnut halves into filling. Place on plate.

3. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, round side down, and cook 5 minutes, 
or until mushrooms begin to release their juices and brown on bottom, shaking pan occasionally. Carefully 
add broth to pan, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender and filling has puffed and browned slightly. Remove mushrooms from pan, then add remaining 2 tsp. vinegar 
to pan. Simmer 1 to 2 minutes, or until sauce thickens slightly. Serve 
mushrooms drizzled with sauce.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 314
  • Carbohydrate Content: 14 g
  • Fat Content: 27 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 85 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g