Portobellos Stuffed with Greens and Blue

Portobellos Stuffed with Greens and Blue

Serves 4

Meaty portobello mushrooms and hearty greens make a wonderful showcase for rich, tangy blue cheese. Serve this on its own as a wonderful starter, or as a side dish with a simple beef or bean dish. Prewashed, pre-chopped or frozen dark leafy greens, if available, are a great time saver.

Ingredients: 
  • 4 large portobello mushroom caps, stems removed
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, divided
  • 8 cups chopped collard green leaves or other dark leafy greens, stems and tough ribs removed before chopping
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
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Method: 

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Sprinkle mushroom caps with 1/4 teaspoon salt and place rounded side up on an oiled baking sheet. Bake until just barely tender, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine greens, onion, garlic, pepper, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup water in a large skillet. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cover and cook, stirring frequently, until greens are very tender, 8 to 12 minutes. Add a few tablespoons of water if the skillet starts to dry out.

Turn mushrooms over and fill caps with greens. Sprinkle with blue cheese, return to the oven and bake until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:120 calories (60 from fat), 6g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 590mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 8g protein
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