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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Ott,A's Iron Chef Challenge-Stuffed Mushrooms

So I've done a few recipes using duck from Maple Leaf Farms for Ott,A's Iron Chef Challenge. I had just a little bit left over, so I figured I'd try out some stuff mushrooms. WOW! The duck and mushroom go so well together. The husband and I inhaled them with our salad tonight!


What you'll need:

1/3 c cooked duck, cut into small pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 c chopped spinach
1/3 c monterrey jack cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
1 egg, well beaten

6 "baby bella" mushroom caps

In a medium bowl, mix duck and garlic


Add spinach, cheese and salt and pepper
Add in egg and mix well.
Wash mushrooms well. Scoop out inside of caps. This can be tricky. My secret? Use a grapefruit spoon! Just be careful not to tear through the cap :)
Scoop in 1/8 c of the stuffing into each cap

Bake at 375 for 25 minutes. 

I'm not really a huge fan of mushrooms. Odd that I would make stuffed mushroom, right? It's no secret I have a little OCD. I like the taste of mushrooms. I just don't like the look and feel of the stuff under the cap. I don't know what it's called, or if there is even a name for it. But the great part about stuffed mushrooms is you scoop all that out! 
I've had a blast trying out all these new recipes. I've been experimenting with new foods and found some new favorites. Big thanks to Ott,A and Maple Leaf Farms!

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21 comments:

Jent said...

These look really good - I love stuffed mushrooms! That must of been one big duck! I totally think you should win this challange!

laxsupermom said...

Such an intriguing flavor combination! I'll have to try it out the next time I have some leftover duck. Hmm..there's a duck in the freezer that may need to be thawed out for a roast duck dinner this week. Thanks for sharing.

Made By Gen said...

Oh looks yummy and am hungry now. A new follower from Meet & Follow Sunday. See you.

Dana said...

They look tasty. FYI, the part you don't like are the gills of the mushroom.

Bridget said...

Those look soooo good! I just wanted to stop by and thank you for linking up with us on Let's Get Social. We appreciate you helping us get the word out!I'm returning the follow luv and hope to see you back next Sunday!

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Ellen said...

Hi – I’m following you from the Let’s Get Social Sunday Blog Hop. I hope you’ll stop by and follow my blog back.

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jcrafts said...

These look really good! I've never had duck, I'll have to try it sometime! Thanks for linking up @ trendy pockets, hope you'll visit again next weekend! Jamie @ trendypockets.blogspot.com

ohkeeka said...

Oh gosh, I am with you on being OCD about food. There are so many things I'm picky about solely because of texture. My husband thinks I'm nuts. Stuffed mushrooms are always so tasty though!

Jessica - Mom of all Trades said...

Thanks for linking up with Let's Get Social! Looking forward to you joining us again next Sunday. I'm your newest follower.

Leah @ Beyer Beware said...

Love the baby bella mushrooms! This looks like a great snack at girl's night!!

Sweet T Makes Three said...

Yum! I shouldn't visit your blog before I've had breakfast. *rumble*
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Jill said...

Oh my gosh! YUM!!! I may or may not be drooling....

Cricket said...

Yummy!
Stopping by from the hop :) Have a great night.
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Candace said...

What a great recipe for stuffed mushrooms! They look wonderful! I'm not a big duck fan but I would definitely eat these. I'm guessing if I tried them at home that I could substitute chicken, which we eat quite regularly. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Happy Tuesday, Candace

Amy said...

Interesting combinations and they're all my favorite! I gotta try this soon!

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cheryl@scrapaddict4sure said...

wow I haven't had duck in a long time I think this was a good use for it.

Brittany @ Real Sustenance said...

Wow! What a lovely idea. I have been dying to try making duck. This might be the recipe I try! :)
Wanted to invite you to participate in a weekly event I host titled Seasonal Sundays,, this recipe fits right into the theme :)
xo, Brittany

Ott, A. said...

Ok, I think it's safe to say you are on "Quack" with all these Duck recipes. You're starting to make me look like an underachiever.

Debbie said...

These look terrific. I would love them. Hubby, the duck hunter, won't eat duck!

Christy said...

boy..these look amazing! i loved the duck challenge:) thank you for sharing your great recipe on tuesday night supper club!

ceodraiocht said...

Thanks for linking up with the Decidedly Healthy or Horridly Decadent hop. This looks yummy.

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