Mouth-friendly recipe: seafood-stuffed mushrooms

Looking for the perfect finger food to serve to friends and family? Mushrooms are not only low in calories — they’re also considered a superfood packed with vitamins B and D, protein and fiber. Filled with shrimp, crab and gooey cheese, these delicious, bite-size gourmet treats are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

• Shrimp and crab are great sources of phosphorus, which together with calcium help build strong teeth and bones.

Mushrooms boost immunity, helping protect your mouth and body against bacteria, infection and disease.


6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1 can (6 ounces) crab meat, drained

1 cup cooked shrimp, finely chopped

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

30-36 large white button mushrooms, washed and with stems removed



1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Combine all ingredients except mushrooms and scallions in a large mixing bowl. Stir gently until well combined.

3. Press filling into center of mushrooms with a spoon, creating a small mound on each mushroom.

4. Place stuffed mushrooms on prepared baking sheet and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

5. Bake mushrooms for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

6. Let mushrooms rest for 5 minutes. Garnish with scallions.

7. Enjoy!