How to make Mushroom Stuffed with Ricotta, Pinenuts and Basil -

Mushrooms stuffed with a mixture of ricotta cheese, pinenuts and basil and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Button Mushroom Caps, Ricotta Cheese (रिकोटा चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mushroom Stuffed with Ricotta, Pinenuts and Basil

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Stuffed with Ricotta, Pinenuts and Basil Recipe

  • Button Mushroom Caps 20

  • Ricotta Cheese chopped 20 stalks

  • Ricotta cheese 200 grams

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) 60 grams

  • Extra virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Garlic,chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh basil leaves 12

  • Fresh bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Preheat oven at 200° C. Heat 2 tbsps olive oil in a non stick pan, add garlic and sauté on a low heat.

Step 2

Add crushed black peppercorns and mushroom stalks and mix well. Cook on high heat.

Step 3

Finely chop pinenuts and slice basil leaves. Add pinenuts and fresh breadcrumbs to the pan and mix well.

Step 4

Sprinkle salt and mix well. Add basil leaves and remaining olive oil and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer this mixture in a bowl and add ricotta cheese while the mixture is still hot.

Step 6

Stuff the mushroom caps with this mixture.

Step 7

Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and arrange the mushroom caps on it.

Step 8

Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes. Serve hot.

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