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Portabella Mushroom Parmesan

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Are you a fan of the classic Italian dish, Chicken Parmesan? Well, get ready to have your taste buds tantalized by a vegetarian twist on this beloved recipe. Introducing Portabella Mushroom Parmesan, a mouthwatering alternative that is sure to leave you craving for more. In this blog post, we'll delve into the world of portabella mushrooms and guide you through the steps to create your very own delectable Portabella Mushroom Parmesan at home. So, let's get started!

Portabella mushrooms, often described as the "steak of the vegetable world," are large, meaty mushrooms with a rich, earthy flavor. These fungi are packed with essential nutrients, making them a popular choice among vegetarians and health-conscious individuals alike. Not only are they a great source of vitamins and minerals, but they also offer a satisfying texture that can easily replace meat in various dishes.

The meaty texture and robust flavors of the mushrooms, combined with the tangy marinara sauce and the gooey cheese, create a truly irresistible dish that will impress both vegetarians and meat lovers alike.

So, there you have it—a delightful twist on a classic Italian recipe. Portabella Mushroom Parmesan not only offers a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional Chicken Parmesan, but it also showcases the versatility and flavor potential of these amazing fungi. Whether you're a vegetarian, looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, or simply seeking a new culinary adventure, this recipe is sure to please your palate. So go ahead, give it a try, and let the savory magic of Portabella Mushroom Parmesan ignite your taste buds!

P.S.

There are several ways to spell "portabella," which refers to a type of mushroom. Here are some common variations: 1. Portabella 2. Portobello 3. Portabello 4. Portobella. All of these spellings are commonly used and generally refer to the same type of mushroom.

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Two plates with spaghetti noodles and a cheesy portabella mushroom on top, marinara and chili flakes on the side

Portabella Mushroom Parmesan


  • Prep Time: 8 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 13 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings

Description

A delightful twist on a classic Italian recipe. Portabella Mushroom Parmesan not only offers a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional Chicken Parmesan, but it also showcases the versatility and flavor potential of these amazing mushrooms.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 Monterey Mushrooms® Whole Portabella Mushrooms*, cleaned, stemmed and gills removed
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped fresh basil, for garnish
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, for garnish

*Selecting Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Place breadcrumbs, flour and eggs into 3 separate shallow bowls. Dip mushrooms into flour, then into egg, and then into breadcrumbs, evenly coating each mushroom. Place mushrooms, top-side-down in a single layer onto prepared baking sheet. Coat both sides of mushrooms with olive oil cooking spray. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden-brown.
  2. Now preheat oven to broil. Top each mushroom with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce, 1 tablespoon mozzarella, and a few teaspoons Parmesan. Broil until cheese has melted, about 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with basil and crushed red pepper flakes.
  3. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Feel free to experiment and add your own personal touch to this recipe. 

Two plates with spaghetti noodles and a cheesy portabella mushroom on top, marinara and chili flakes on the side
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Portabella Mushroom Parmesan


  • Prep Time: 8 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 13 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings

Description

A delightful twist on a classic Italian recipe. Portabella Mushroom Parmesan not only offers a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional Chicken Parmesan, but it also showcases the versatility and flavor potential of these amazing mushrooms.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 Monterey Mushrooms® Whole Portabella Mushrooms*, cleaned, stemmed and gills removed
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped fresh basil, for garnish
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, for garnish

*Selecting Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Place breadcrumbs, flour and eggs into 3 separate shallow bowls. Dip mushrooms into flour, then into egg, and then into breadcrumbs, evenly coating each mushroom. Place mushrooms, top-side-down in a single layer onto prepared baking sheet. Coat both sides of mushrooms with olive oil cooking spray. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden-brown.
  2. Now preheat oven to broil. Top each mushroom with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce, 1 tablespoon mozzarella, and a few teaspoons Parmesan. Broil until cheese has melted, about 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with basil and crushed red pepper flakes.
  3. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Feel free to experiment and add your own personal touch to this recipe. 

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Lindsey

Lindsey loves the art and science of growing (and cooking) mushrooms!

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