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Spinach Cheese Mushrooms
from Everyday Light Meals
1/2 lb fresh torn spinach
2 T water
3/4 c reduced fat ricotta cheese
3 T butter, softened
2/3 c grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 c water chestnuts, chopped
1/3 c finely chopped pecans
56 large fresh mushrooms
Non-fat butter flavored cooking spray
In a saucepan, bring spinach and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain; squeeze dry and finely chop. In a mixing bowl, beat ricotta and butter until smooth. Beat in egg. Stir in Parmesan cheese, water chestnuts, 3 Tablespoons pecans and chopped spinach. Remove stems from mushrooms. Spray inside of mushrooms with butter flavored spray. Place mushrooms on baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Stuff with spinach mixture; sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake uncovered at 400 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. One Serving is 2 stuffed mushrooms.
Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories 59; Fat 4g; Saturated Fat 2g; Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 82mg; Carbohydrate 3g; Fiber 1g; Protein 4g. Diabetic Exchange: 2 vegetable.