Delicious Stuffed Portobello Mushroom
Portobello mushrooms can be cooked in a variety of ways. It makes a filling and satifsying meal. The ingredients used in this recipe are all highly nutritious. They include bell peppers and lentils.
Portabello mushrooms contain protein, fiber, a small amount of fat, potassium and phosphoros. It is also low in calories, ideal for those wanting to shed some weight. It is also a good source of 2 kinds of B vitamins. Having portobellos with whole grains,and leafy green vegetables will boost the B vitamin content.
Here is the recipe.
Stuffed Mushrooms Baked and out of Oven
Mushrooms filled and ready to be Baked
Ingredients Combined and ready to be filled into caps
Brown Lentils cooked in pan
All ingredients for Filling one cooked
Vegetables for Filling one cooking in pan
Mushroom caps with flesh scooped & other ingredients
The Portobello dish is vegan and gluten free. There are several ingredients in the recipe. It will be useful to have all them out before you start cooking. You may prefer to use canned lentil. I boiled the lentils in this recipe. One cup of uncooked lentils, yields about 3 cups cooked lentils. If you do boil a cup of lentils you may freeze the extra lentils for use in other recipes.
This information was obtained from the George Mateljan Foundation.
Lentils, a small but nutritionally mighty member of the legume family, are a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber. Not only do lentils help lower cholesterol, they are of special benefit in managing blood-sugar disorders since their high fiber content prevents blood sugar levels from rising rapidly after a meal. Lentils also provide good to excellent amounts of six important minerals, two B vitamins, and protein, all with virtually no fat. The calorie cost of all this nutrition is just 230 calories for a whole cup of cooked lentils. This tiny nutritional giant fills you up and not out.
Here is a good resource for Details on the nutritional value of ingredients.
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