Diet Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Portobellos

Cauliflower has numerous health benefits including 77% of the recommended daily dose of vitamin C, and an abundance of fiber. With this recipe, make delicious pan-fried cauliflower with a seasoning of Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.

This dish is simply irresistible for its nutritious value and flavor, so enjoy this treat without the guilt!

What you’ll need:

  • 4 large portobello mushroom caps
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh spinach
  • ½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped kalamata olives
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ¾ cup prepared marinara sauce

What to do:

1. Mix breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt and cayenne pepper in medium sized bowl. Mix well.

2. Lightly beat eggs. Dip florets of cauliflower in egg and roll in breadcrumb mixture until coated evenly on all sides.

3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Fry cauliflower until golden brown, turn, and repeat. Remove with slotted spoon and place on a paper towel lined platter to absorb any excess oil. Repeat until all cauliflower florets are done.

Serve immediately for best results.


• Serve with marinara sauce and sprinkle with extra Parmesan Cheese for added flavor.

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