Mushrooms are an incredibly versatile food source that’s low in calories, rich in key micronutrients, and suitable for everyday eating. I personally love Portobello mushrooms due to their “meat-like” texture and savory flavor. If you’re a fellow fan of mushrooms, try this wholesome recipe for stuffed Portobello mushrooms that’s perfect for carb counters and weight watchers alike!

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What You Need

  • 4 large Portobello mushroom caps
  • 1 pound of 99% fat-free ground breast of turkey
  • 2 ounces of soft goat cheese
  • 1/4-cup of shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4-cup of fresh herbs
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt salt
  • ½ teaspoon of ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoon of minced garlic (4 cloves)
  • 2 teaspoon of tomato paste

Vegetarian Option: Replace the turkey with vegetable protein crumbles.

How To Prepare

Heat your oven to 400°F (204°C). Mix turkey, herbs, salt, pepper, and tomato paste. Mix in the goat cheese. Gently wash the mushroom caps in slightly warm water then evenly distribute the turkey mixture into the caps.

Place all caps onto a baking sheet/tray and cook them until the turkey is almost completely done. Add the Parmesan cheese and continue to bake the caps until the cheese has melted. Although ovens vary, your cooking time should be around 20 minutes.

Packed full of high-quality protein and other health-promoting nutrients this delicious recipe makes 4 servings housing about 345 calories each.