Umami Bombs (Savory Stuffed Mushrooms)
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Umami is the savory "fifth flavor" that excites our taste buds and heightens our enjoyment of food. It's found famously in roast meat and soy sauce, but also in mushrooms and garlic. We suggest you serve these stuffed treats with truffle salt, another umami-rich ingredient, but you can also use a sprinkling of sea salt.
Cremini mushrooms16 medium, stems removed
cooking spray4 spray(s)
table salt¼ tsp
black pepper⅛ tsp
uncooked shallot(s)2 medium, minced
fresh mushroom(s)4 oz, mixed gourmet variety, finely chopped
minced garlic1 tsp
rosemary1 tsp, minced
fresh thyme1 tsp, minced (plus extra for garnish)
sweet red pepper(s)2 Tbsp, minced
sea salt¼ tsp, flaky, or truffle salt, for sprinkling (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Place mushroom caps on a foil-lined baking pan and lightly coat with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Roast until tender, 15 minutes; pat dry.
- Coat a medium skillet with cooking spray; set over medium-high heat. Add shallots and chopped mushrooms; cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 10 minutes. Add garlic, herbs and red pepper; stir and cook 1 minute. Season to taste with salt and pepper (optional) or sprinkle with truffle salt (optional).
- Divide sautéed mushroom mixture among mushroom caps; serve garnished with thyme.
- Serving size: 2 stuffed mushrooms.