Fresh Mushroom Appetizer
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Fresh Mushroom Appetizer

Use a variety of mushrooms in this gourmet appetizer for ultimate flavor.

1
1/2
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

8 ounces (2 1/2 cups) mushrooms (porcini, shiitake, oyster, crimini etc.), finely chopped

1/4 cup finely chopped green onions

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1/3 cup chicken broth

4 ounces cream cheese or Neufchatel cheese, softened

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 tablespoons roasted red pepper,  chopped

1 tablespoon chopped chives or green onion

Chopped green onion, if desired

Chopped red bell pepper, if desired

 

Crackers or cracker bread

 

 *Substitute 2 tablespoons chopped pimiento.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high until sizzling; add mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup green onions and garlic. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add chicken broth. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Cool completely.

  2. STEP 2

    Place mushroom mixture into bowl; add cream cheese, softened butter, red pepper and chives. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon mixture into serving dish. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.

  4. STEP 4

    Garnish with chopped green onion and roasted red pepper, if desired. Serve with crackers or cracker bread.

Tip #1

If using dried wild mushrooms, follow soaking directions on package. Drain well before chopping.

Nutrition

80Calories
7Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
95Sodium (mg)
2Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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