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Mexican Mushroom Mixed Grill

Mexican Mushroom Mixed GrillRecipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound fresh white or crimini mushrooms
2 jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds removed
2 medium tomatoes, thickly sliced
1 large onion, peeled and cut in wedges

Basting Sauce:
1/4 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat grill or broiler.
  2. Trim mushroom stem ends; cut mushrooms lengthwise in halves. Taking care not to break caps, thread mushrooms lengthwise on skewers.
  3. For Basting Sauce: In a small bowl, combine oil, garlic, salt and ground black pepper.
  4. Brush basting sauce on mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes and onion.
  5. Arrange skewered mushrooms and vegetables in a single layer on the grill or broiler pan rack. Grill on all sides, brushing with more basting sauce before and after turning; remove each ingredient when browned and tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. Transfer mushrooms to a bowl. Dice onions and tomatoes; slice jalapeño peppers; add to bowl. Gently stir in cilantro and lime juice.
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 179; Total Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 12g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 4g; Sodium: 13mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Mushroom Council.