Baked Portobello Mushrooms make for a delicious side dish. The rosemary provides a good flavor to these larger mushrooms without adding unwanted calories. Serve as an appetizer with chicken or beef.

Baked Portobello Mushrooms Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Ready In: 30 min

Servings: 4

4 med Portobello Mushrooms
1 tsp Olive Oil
ΒΌ tsp dried Rosemary
1/8 tsp Salt (optional)
1 dash fresh Ground Black Pepper

Preheat oven 350 degrees.
Using a teaspoon, gently remove the gills (black underside). Cut off stems and discard.
Place mushrooms, top side up, on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Brush with olive oil. Sprinkle with rosemary, salt and pepper.
Bake for 10 minutes.

Tips & Notes
Portobello mushrooms are mature cremini mushrooms that have an intense flavor and a meaty texture. These mushrooms provide a number of essential nutrients but don’t contain many calories, making them a nutritious addition to any diet.
This is especially true if you use them in place of meat, which is higher in fat, cholesterol and calories.
Portobello mushrooms are a good source of fiber, with 11 percent of the daily value, and they contain a lot of water, making them low in energy density. Foods that are low in energy density, which means they don’t contain many calories per gram, can help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.
You can eat a large volume of these foods without consuming very many calories. For example, a whole cup of sliced, grilled Portobello mushrooms has only 35 calories. Use low-energy-density foods in place of foods that are higher in energy density, such as fatty foods or foods that are high in sugar, for the best weight-loss results.

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories: 32
Total Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 10mg
Total Carbohydrates: 4g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 2g
Protein: 2g


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