Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Pizza Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer

Yield: 12 mushrooms

Pizza Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer

Cooking Spray

12 whole Baby Bella or Crimini mushrooms

1/2 cup reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup grated Parmesan or mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup turkey pepperoni slices

1/4 of a green bell pepper, sliced

1/8 of a small red onion, sliced

2 Tbsp fresh Italian-leaf parsley

2 Tbsp sliced black olives

1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

A few pieces of basil

Garlic salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste

1 Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

2 Wash mushrooms with a damp cloth and remove stems. Set aside.

3 Combine the remaining ingredients in container of a food processor fitted with metal blade. Cover and process until just mixed, not pureed, leaving small chunks.

4 Spoon into prepared mushroom caps by the heaping spoonful. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, switch your oven from bake to broil and brown the tops of each mushroom. Remove and serve hot.

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