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Mushroom Sausage bites

The creamy mushroom and Italian sausage filling in these mushroom sausage bites is sure to delight the tastebuds of all who eat them.
Course Appetiser
Servings 12
Calories 129kcal
Author Rachel Willis

Ingredients

  • 16 ounce package whole mushrooms
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup minced yellow onion
  • 1/2 pound mild Italian sausage
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 stalks green onion for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • Remove sausage from casings; set aside
  • Small dice 4 ounces of the mushrooms; set aside
  • Wash and dry mushrooms
  • Remove stems from the remaining mushrooms; small dice and add to other diced mushrooms
  • In a medium skillet, heat 2 Tablespoons of olive oil on medium high heat
  • Add onion, garlic and diced mushrooms
  • Cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes
  • Add sausage, breaking up with a spoon as it cooks
  • Cook until sausage is no longer pink and resembles crumbles; drain
  • In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and sausage mixture
  • Stir until well combined
  • Fill mushroom caps with sausage mixture and place on a baking sheet
  • Bake in 350º oven until caps are softened and sausage mixture is hot, about 15-20 minutes
  • While mushrooms bake, dice green onion; set aside
  • Once mushrooms are ready, remove from oven and top with sliced green onions
  • Serve warm

Notes

The number of appetizers that this recipe yields will vary, since mushrooms are purchased by weight and not quantity.

Nutrition

Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 188mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2.7% | Vitamin C: 2.2% | Calcium: 1.5% | Iron: 2.5%