Baked Clam Mushrooms
Prep: 20 min.
Bake: 20 min.
makes 2 dozen
24 large fresh mushrooms
2 cans minced clams, drained
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons italian seasoning
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 & 1/2 cups butter, melted, divided
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1) Remove mushroom stems; set caps aside. In a large bowl, combine the clams, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, green pepper, onion, garlic, italian seasoning, parsley and pepper.
2) stir in 3/4 cup butter. Fill each mushroom cap with about 1 tablespoon clam mixture.
3) Place in an ungreased 15-inch x 10-inch x 1-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese; drizzle with remaining butter.
4) Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.