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Cheesy Mushroom Bites

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Clean mushrooms and dry them with paper towel.
  2. Remove stems by using a scissor or simply hold the stem and twist clockwise. Some stems will come off easily in this way.
  3. Use a basting brush to gently brush some lime juice on the mushroom caps.
  4. Warm up olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add sliced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  5. Add ground beef into the pan and continue stirring until almost done. The color of the ground beef changes at this point.
  6. Add cream cheese and oregano. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt and ground black pepper on the ground beef. (I put a little more than ¼ teaspoon of sea salt and about the same amount of ground black pepper in. Feel free to adjust the amount according to your personal taste.) Stir everything together for a minute.
  7. Turn off your heat and preheat your oven to 375°F.
  8. Put the mushrooms (caps down) on a nonstick baking tray or place a layer of Aluminum foil wrap on the baking tray to make it easy to clean.
  9. Use a small spoon to stuff the mushrooms with the flavored ground beef.
  10. Cover the stuffed mushrooms with shredded Mozzarella cheese on top.
  11. Place the baking tray with the prepared mushrooms into your preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  12. After done, garnish them with small basil leaves if you like.:) Serve warm.

Notes

If you find larger sized brown Crimini mushrooms, I say go for it – make 9 of them. Enjoy your bites! 🙂

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