Free Healthy Recipe - Baked field mushrooms with ricotta and pesto

Gluten free, Low carbohydrate, Low GI, Wheat Free

Large field mushrooms provide the perfect base for an easy mid week meal. Peel the skin, remove its thick stalk and it's ready to be filled.
For those with no issues with dairy, low fat ricotta is a good source of protein and calcium and combined with pesto has a terrific flavour. If you're serving one, divide the recipe ingredients by four!

4 tbsp pesto sauce

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Peel the skin of the mushrooms and brush or spray with a small amount of olive oil.
Combine the ricotta with the pesto and fill the mushroom. Place on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes. Serve with steamed English spinach.

Note: People who are dairy intolerant could substitute the ricotta with soft tofu and a vegan pesto (for vegan pesto recipe visit our recipe database).

Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Ready in: 30 mins

Suitable for:
Lunch, Side Dish
See also:
Walnut Pesto
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1426 kj
Calories 341 kcal
Fat 24.5 g
Saturated Fat 9.3 g
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Total Protein 22.3 g
Fibre 6.1 g

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