Mediterranean stuffed portobello mushrooms
Family Features | 4/7/2010, 5 p.m.
1 cup Uncle Ben's Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice
1 tablespoon oil
1 cup onion, diced
1/2 cup green peppers, diced
2 cups low-fat, reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 can (2.25 ounces) sliced black olives, diced
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes cut into small pieces
1 cup reduced fat feta cheese
1/4 cup parsley
6 to 8 portobello mushrooms
1. In a saucepan, add oil over medium heat. Add onions and green peppers and brown slightly for about 3 minutes.
2. Add brown rice and dried oregano along with 2 cups of low-fat chicken stock to pan and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lay 6 to 8 mushrooms on a baking sheet, top down. Remove the stems (if they have them) with a spoon.
4. Continue to prepare the filling by stirring in black olives, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese and parsley into the cooked rice.
5. Spoon equal portions of rice mixture onto the middle of each of the portobello mushrooms and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
6. Remove mushrooms with a spatula and serve./FamilyFeatures.