Portobello Mushrooms with Feta Cheese
Is it just me, or mushrooms make everything fancy? I love to use them everywhere; even something as simple as scrambled eggs can be turned into a gourmet meal if you add mushrooms.
Here in South Africa, I've found many things I had no idea existed, like such a big variety of mushrooms. I go to the supermarket and there are all kinds and shapes, and mind you, I'm not a professional cook so half of the time I have no idea what to do with them. So one of these days that I was feeling fluffier than usual :D I decided to start a meal plan, and on one day I was supposed to eat spinach and mushrooms, which sounds like something I wouldn't want to eat (because of the spinach). But then I thought, let us try to have some fun. We had some frozen spinach and feta cheese (another thing I didn't know existed) and we bought these big portobello mushrooms, it was a delicious treat of course :)
By the way, do not wash the mushrooms. This is something I just learnt: they absorb water, so rather use a cloth and wipe them clean.
Recipe - Fancy Portobello Mushrooms
Ingredients (2 Servings):
4 Portobello mushrooms.
250 grams feta cheese
1 tbsp. olive oil.
1 tbsp. crushed garlic.
Frozen spinach or fresh baby spinach
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven 180 degrees.
Clean mushrooms and remove the stems.
Defrost and then cook the spinach with the garlic.
Grease a baking tray lightly with the olive oil.
Top the mushrooms with the spinach, feta cheese and spices.
Bake for 15 minutes (it might vary depending on your oven).