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Mushrooms With Parmesan Cheese

This robust side dish features mushrooms and Parmesan cheese. Fresh herbs and spices deepen the flavor of this hearty vegetable combination.


1 pound fresh button mushrooms, stems removed
1 tablespoon cold water
3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (or Italian leaf parsley)
1 large clove garlic, minced
teaspoon coarse salt
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (or teaspoon dried thyme leaves)
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


Serves: 4


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the mushrooms, stem side up, in a baking dish large enough to hold them in a single layer. Pour the water around the mushrooms.

Combine the cheese, parsley, garlic, salt, oregano, pepper, and thyme in a small bowl and blend well. Sprinkle the cheese mixture over the mushrooms and drizzle with olive oil. Bake for 15 minutes or un­til golden brown.

EACH SERVING PROVIDES:- 6g carbohydrates, 147 calories, 4g protein, 12g fat, 2g dietary fiber, 328mg sodium, 4mg cholesterol

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