claiyo Recipe Reviews (Pg. 1) - Allrecipes.com (16730978)

cook's profile

claiyo

Reviews

Menus

 
View All Reviews Learn more

Stuffed Mushrooms with Spinach

Reviewed: Sep. 18, 2010
In 2010 I gave this recipe a 5 star. Making this today, I give this a 3 star. Here's the differences I made when cooking, which I believe is the reason for the 3-5 star difference. 2010 VERSION - I used 5 portobello mushrooms (instead of the 12 large mushrooms) and doubled the recipe. Because the portobello mushrooms have such a small stem compared to the cap, there wasn't very much mushroom in the stuffing. I also made sure to drain the cooked spinach very very well. After I finished cooking the stuffing (hadn't stuffed them into the mushroom yet), the stuffing tasted amazingly delicious, very creamy, and full of flavor. TODAY'S 2013 VERSION - I used 12 large mushrooms, like how the recipes asks for. Because large mushrooms have a gigantic stem compared to the cap, I ended up with a LOT of chopped mushroom in the stem. This made the ratio between the heavy cream and mushroom/bacon/spinach a lot smaller. I also drained the spinach well, but not as well as the 2010 version. So when I finished cooking the stuffing, it seemed like there was barely any cream and mostly just spinach/mushroom/bacon. I even added an extra 1/4 cup of cream but it was definitely not as full of cream as the 2010 version. When I tasted it, it wasn't amazing. Just good. CONCLUSION - If you're using portobello mushrooms, use all the stems in the stuffing. If you're using large mushrooms, only use half of the stems or less. And make sure you drain the spinach very very well.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
0 users found this review helpful

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Subscribe Today!

In Season

Homemade Pancakes Are So Easy
Easy Homemade Pancakes

Homemade pancakes are so easy to make, and nothing tastes better.

Guacamole, Chips' Best Friend
Guacamole, Chips' Best Friend

Try one of our dozens of ways to make delicious fresh guacamole.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States