Sunday, November 27, 2011

[Recipe Share Sunday] Leftover Throwback

I thought today would be the perfect opportunity to repost an old post from two years ago.  If you hosted Thanksgiving, or got stuck taking home way too many leftovers, here's a great way to refresh all that stuffing!

(original post date 11/29/2009)

Looking for a new way to serve those Thanksgiving leftovers?

Earlier in the month at my "Dinnerless" Dinner Party, I made these great Stuffing Stuffed Mushrooms as hors d'oeuvres . They were so easy to make and very tasty! I'll definitely be doing this again with all the stuffing that's hanging out in my fridge.

2 cups leftover stuffing
1 cup grated provolone cheese (about 3 ounces)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
18 large button mushrooms (about 1 pound), stems removed

Preheat oven to 400°F. Break up stuffing into bowl. Add 3/4 cup cheese, egg, parsley, basil, and green onions; mix well. If mixture seems dry, add 1 tablespoon olive oil to moisten. Season with salt and pepper.

Scoop out center of mushroom caps using small spoon. Fill each mushroom with stuffing; place on rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake until stuffing is golden brown on top, about 15 minutes. Serve hot or at room temperature. (Can be made 2 hours ahead. Let stand covered at room temperature.)

Hope everyone had a great weekend!


  1. Such a good idea! We have a whole thing of stuffing sitting in our fridge...yum!

  2. mmm, that looks so delicious! i want to try some right now!!! LOL.

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