Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms – Vegan Thanksgiving Feast
From appetizer to dessert follow the trail each day to a scrumptious, compassionate Vegan Thanksgiving Feast! Each day this week we’ll offer you another recipe or two to add to your holiday menu plan. Make this a Thanksgiving to remember with recipes from Vegan Fusion World Cuisine …recipes that will tantalize your taste buds, stimulate your senses and just plain make you feel good!
Vegan Holiday Menu
( new links will be added each day)
Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms ( Monday )
Organic Mixed Green Salad with Toasted Pecan Vinaigrette ( coming Tuesday )
Blue Corn Crusted Tempeh with Shiitake Mushroom Gravy ( Wednesday )
Acorn Squash with Wild Rice Pilaf ( Thursday )
Cranberry Sauce ( Thursday )
Pumpkin Pie with Dairy-free Maple Whip ( Friday )
Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
25 min prep / 20 min cooking / 12 – 15 mushrooms
12-15 Stuffing mushrooms
1 recipe Lemon Herb Marinade (see below)
1 Tbl Olive oil
¼ C Shallots or onion, minced
½ C Cremini mushrooms, diced
1 large bunch Spinach, steamed & drained to yield ½ C
¼ C Tomato, chopped
1 tsp Basil, minced
1 tsp Italian parsley, minced
1 Tbl Nutritional yeast(optional)
¾ tsp soy sauce (optional)
½ tsp Mirin (optional)
½ tsp Garlic, minced
Pinch Crushed red pepper flakes
• Sea salt, to taste
• Black pepper, ground to taste
3 Tbl Bread crumbs for garnish
3 Tbl Pine nuts, toasted for garnish
1. Preheat oven to 375°. Wipe clean stuffing mushrooms, remove any stems and place in a shallow baking dish with Lemon Herb Marinade for 20 minutes or longer.
2. While mushrooms are marinating, place oil in a small sauté pan on medium high heat. Add shallots and cremini mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes and spinach and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add remaining ingredients, except pine nuts and bread crumbs, mix well and remove from heat.
3. Spoon a small amount of mixture into each mushroom, top with breadcrumbs and pine nuts, bake until mushrooms are slightly soft, approximately 10 minutes. Be careful not to overcook.
Lemon Herb Marinade
1 C water
2 Tbl freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 Tbl soy sauce
1 Tbl minced Italian parsley
Combine all ingredients in a shallow dish and whisk well.