Creamy leek stuffed mushrooms with melted mozzarella and crispy chilli breadcrumbs

Creamy leek stuffed mushrooms with melted mozzarella and crispy chilli breadcrumbs

Leeks are in season now, and this is the perfect way to use them

time

10 mins

pan

20 mins

fire

241 kcal

time

10 mins

pan

20 mins

fire

241 kcal

Creamy leek stuffed mushrooms with melted mozzarella and crispy chilli breadcrumbs

SERVES

4

DIFFICULTY

EASY

SERVES

4

Difficulty

EASY

These mushrooms are so delicious, and ideal as either a starter or a main- stuffed with creamy, garlicky leeks, and covered with oozing mozzarella and crunchy chilli breadcrumbs, they are so satisfying!

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Creamy leek stuffed mushrooms with melted mozzarella and crispy chilli breadcrumbs

Servings: 4
Leeks are in season now, and this is the perfect way to use them 
Syns: 2.5 per serving
Print Recipe
10 mins
20 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 large flat mushrooms
  • 1 leek sliced and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 25 ml white wine
  • 2 tbsp half fat creme fraiche
  • 2 small slices wholemeal bread approx 60g
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 fresh chilli
  • salt and pepper
  • 100 g approx mozzarella
  • 60 g parmesan
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • low calorie cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180c. Remove the stalks from the mushrooms and set the mushrooms on a baking tray. finely chop the mushroom stalks.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan, and add the garlic, wait 10 seconds then add the leeks and mushroom stalks.
  • stir fry on a high heat for a minute or 2, and then add the white wine. Season and then put onto a low heat and cook gently for 5 minutes.
  • In the meantime, add the slices of bread, chilli, thyme, salt and pepper and parmesan into a food processor and combine to make fine breadcrumbs.
  • Stir the creme fraiche into the leek mixture and spoon it into the middle of the mushrooms, sharing it out equally.
  • Pull apart the mozzarella and share that equally between the 4 mushrooms, on top of the leeks.
  • Cover all over with the breadcrumbs, and then spray generously with a low calorie cooking spray
  • Bake the mushrooms for 10 minutes until the breadcrumbs are crispy and golden.
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