Spinach and Mushroom Pizza Bites
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Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushroom Pizza Bites have all the flavors of a mushroom and spinach pizza minus the carbs...so go ahead enjoy!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 89kcal
Author Marjory Pilley

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce package of mushrooms white or baby bella
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 10-15 baby spinach leaves.
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Brush dirt from mushrooms with a damp cloth or brush.
  • Pop out stems and scoop membranes out with a small spoon,
  • Brush outsides of mushrooms with olive oil using a pastry brush.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Mushrooms should be tender, but still firm.
  • Remove mushrooms from oven and change setting to broil.
  • Stack about 5 spinach leaves, roll them and then cut into thin strips. Repeat with remaining spinach leaves.
  • Spoon sauce into mushroom cavity. (The amount will vary based upon the size of the mushroom.)
  • Top sauce with spinach leaves and then mozzarella cheese.
  • Return mushrooms to oven and broil for about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Use tomato-based sauce with no added sugar and low-fat cheese to keep recipe South Beach Phase 1 compliant.

Nutrition

Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 255mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 0.6mg