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Oyster and Spinach-stuffed Mushrooms

Coastal Living OCTOBER 2005

  • Yield: Makes 12 servings


  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach
  • 24 large, fresh mushrooms
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 (8-ounce) container small raw oysters, cut into 24 pieces
  • 1 (14-ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts, drained and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled


Prepare spinach according to package directions; drain and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

Remove stems from mushrooms, discarding stems.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 12 mushrooms; sauté 4 minutes or until barely tender. Repeat procedure with remaining mushrooms and 2 tablespoons butter. Remove from skillet, and place cap-side up in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Place 1 oyster piece in each mushroom cap.

Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add artichoke and onion; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat, and stir in reserved spinach, sour cream, 1/3 cup cheese, and salt. Spoon mixture evenly into mushroom caps; sprinkle with remaining cheese and crumbled bacon.

Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.


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