Blue Cheese-stuffed Mushrooms

Category: Appetizer, Party Food

Blue Cheese-stuffed Mushrooms


  • 20 large fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red pepper
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ? cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1½ cups cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • ? teaspoon ground white pepper
  • fresh basil — chopped, for garnish


  1. Clean mushrooms with damp paper towel.
  2. Remove mushroom stems; finely chop stems and set aside.
  3. Saute mushroom caps in butter in skillet until almost tender;drain on paper towels.
  4. Saute mushroom stems and red pepper in skillet.
  5. Add cream; bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and add cheese; cook until melted.
  7. Stir in rice, basil, and pepper; cook until thoroughly heated.
  8. Spoon rice mixture into mushroom caps.
  9. Place mushroom caps in greased shallow baking pan.
  10. Cover and bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until tender.
  11. Drain on paper towels.
  12. Garnish stuffed mushrooms with basil.

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