Chorizo and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

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Great make-ahead appetizer for you next dinner party!

 

Ingredients

  • 2 large packages, stuffing mushoroms
  • Olive oil
  • 1 pound chorizo, casings removed
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese, shredded
  • Fresh herbs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

     

     

  2. Take mushrooms and gently wipe with a clean kitchen towel or paper towel.  Remove and chop stems and set aside.  Take caps and set on a clean work board.  

     

  3. In a large sauté pan over medium high heat add one tablespoon of olive oil. Add in chorizo and cook for about 10 minutes.  Break apart while cooking with a wooden spoon. Use a slotted spoon and place in a bowl.  

     

     

     

  4. Using the fat n the pan add in onions, peppers, and chopped mushrooms. Sauté until the mushrooms have browned, stirring frequently, about 5-7 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.  Add to the bowl with the sausage. 

     

  5. Using a chopper or food processor add mixture and pulse a few times.  You just want to finely chop the ingredients.  Add back in the bowl.  Mix in cheese.

     

  6. Place mushroom caps on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and divide mixture to fill each cap.  Drizzle a little olive oil and bake for 10-12 minutes.  

    Top with fresh herbs!

    Enjoy immedialty.

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