*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                       Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
 
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 Serving Size  : 20   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   20      large         Fresh mushrooms
    2      tablespoons   Butter or margarine
      1/4  cup           Finely chopped red pepper
      1/2  cup           Heavy cream
      1/3  cup           Crumbled blue cheese
    1 1/2  cups          Cooked rice
    1      tablespoon    Minced fresh basil
      1/8  teaspoon      Ground white pepper
 
 Clean mushrooms with damp paper towel.  Remove mushroom stems; finely chop
 stems and set aside.  Saute mushroom caps in butter in skillet until almost
 tender; drain on paper towels.  Saute mushroom stems and red pepper in
 skillet.  Add cream; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and add cheese; cook until
 melted.  Stir in rice, basil, and pepper; cook until thoroughly heated.  Spoon
 rice mixture into mushroom caps.  Place mushroom caps in greased shallow
 baking pan.  Cover and bake at 350 F for 10 minutes or until tender.  Drain on
 paper towels.  Garnish stuffe d mushrooms with basil.
 
 Source: Seasonal Inspirations for Rice Reprinted with permission from USA Rice
 Council Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
 
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