Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are one of the easiest appetizers to make. Since white mushrooms have such a mellow flavor, you can fill them with just about anything and they are delicious. I decided to make stuffed mushrooms for a dinner not too long ago and for some reason the idea of blue cheese was stuck in my head. I searched high and low for a recipe I that sounded good, but alas, the internet failed me, so I decided to come up with my own. Success! You could put blue cheese, garlic or paprika on just about anything and I will probably love it, but when the three are combined, I will definitely love it. The flavors all went really well together and every bite was a bit tangy, a bit smokey and totally delicious.

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

  • 1 pound large mushrooms, cleaned, stemmed and gills removed
  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 ounces Neufchâtel cheese or 1/3 fat cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F/180C. Butter or spray a large baking dish.
  2. Mix together the shallot, garlic, Neufchâtel cheese, greek yogurt, blue cheese, paprika and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Spoon cheese mixture into prepared mushrooms. Place mushrooms in baking dish.
  4. Bake mushrooms 15-18 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

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