“Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms”

If you love mushrooms then this recipe for Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms is right up your alley. In my family we love mushrooms and fix them a variety of ways. Mushrooms are like a blank canvas where whatever they’re mixed with and cooked in take on the flavors associated. Mushrooms are a cooks dream vegetable and I’m sorry for those of you who don’t like the texture or flavor. Sometimes you don’t enjoy eating foods because of being prepared in an appetizing way. All foods have to look good and be appealing to the eye, don’t you agree? Another reason to give my recipe a try.

Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms

With that being said, Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms are appealing and pretty and taste oh so good. All mushroom lovers rejoice. As you know Mascarpone cheese is a favorite ingredient used like cream cheese. Lighter than cream cheese but with the same creaminess. As a result, the cheese is mixed with crispy smoked bacon, panko breadcrumbs for a little crunchiness, green onions for color and a savoriness and a sharp tang of Parmesan cheese. Stuff mixture into beautiful white mushrooms and bake. The perfect Super Bowl finger food is awaiting your guests. Who doesn’t love cheesy goodness wherever you can get it so make these Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms for your next party. Sure to be a hit…

Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms
Party Over Here! – Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms
Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms
Party Over There! – Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms


Bacon Mascarpone Stuffed Mushrooms

12-14 large white button mushrooms

1 – 8 oz. container Mascarpone cheese, softened

1/3 cup chopped cooked bacon

2 T. panko breadcrumbs

1/2 t. kosher salt plus additional for sprinkling on mushrooms

1 green onion, white and green parts, chopped

2 T. grated Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash and remove stems from mushrooms. Lay mushrooms on paper towels to dry.

In a medium mixing bowl, stir Mascarpone cheese with fork until smooth. Add in bacon, breadcrumbs, salt, green onions, and Parmesan cheese. Mix until well combined. Adjust seasoning if necessary.

Sprinkle inside of mushrooms lightly with kosher salt. Using a teaspoon, divide and mound cheese filling evenly among mushroom caps. Place mushrooms in desired baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until filling and mushrooms are golden brown. Remove to serving dish and enjoy.

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