Parmesan Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

A vegetarian appetizer or side dish favorite! These little mushrooms are packed with a lot of flavors! And guess what compared to other stuffed mushrooms these are cutting the calories by baking them!

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What you need:

 1 1/2 cups hot water
 6 ounce package of stuffing mix for chicken
 2 pounds fresh mushrooms (around 35)
 2 Tablespoons butter
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped (could also use frozen spinach that has been thawed)
 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded, lowfat
 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
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1. Add hot water and stuffing mix together. Stir until moistened. Set aside.
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2. Remove stems from mushrooms and chop stems.
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3. Melt the butter in a skillet on medium heat. Add chopped stems and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until tender
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4.  Then add to the stuffing mixture along with the spinach and cheeses. Mix well.
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4. Spoon into the mushroom caps. Place them filled side up on a cookie sheet or shallow baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and filling is heated through.
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