Delight your taste buds with the irresistible charm of Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms, a delectable appetizer that effortlessly combines earthy mushrooms with a savory, creamy filling. This culinary creation, crafted for the modern kitchen, invites you to savor the convenience and flavor explosion achieved through the magic of air frying.
Each plump button mushroom, meticulously cleaned and divested of its stem, becomes the vessel for a luxurious stuffing. The filling, a symphony of cream cheese, Parmesan, breadcrumbs, and aromatic herbs, blends together to create a mixture that’s rich, savory, and perfectly complemented by the air-frying process. As the air fryer heats up to 375°F (190°C), these stuffed mushrooms undergo a transformation, emerging with a golden-brown, slightly crispy exterior that promises a delightful bite.
The result is a bite-sized wonder, offering a burst of flavors from the earthy mushrooms, the creamy and cheesy filling, and the aromatic blend of parsley and garlic. Spritzed with a touch of olive oil spray for that extra hint of indulgence, these stuffed mushrooms are a delightful addition to any gathering, a testament to the simplicity and elegance of air-fried appetizers.
Nutritionally conscious, these bite-sized delights offer a balance of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, making them a crowd-pleaser that aligns with various dietary preferences. Serve them hot and relish the joy of a perfectly cooked, flavorful appetizer that effortlessly marries the classic appeal of stuffed mushrooms with the efficiency of modern air frying.
Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms:
- 12 large button mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed
- 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil spray
- Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
- In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, chopped parsley, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
- Stuff each mushroom cap with the cream cheese mixture.
- Lightly spray the air fryer basket with olive oil.
- Arrange the stuffed mushrooms in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
- Air fry for 8-10 minutes until the mushrooms are cooked and the filling is golden brown.
- Serve hot and enjoy!
Nutrition Information (Per Serving, approximately – 3 stuffed mushrooms):
- Calories: 100-120 kcal
- Protein: 5-7g
- Carbohydrates: 6-8g
- Fat: 6-8g
- Fiber: 1-2g
Keep in mind that these nutrition values are estimates and can vary based on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used. Air-frying stuffed mushrooms results in a deliciously savory and slightly crispy appetizer that’s perfect for any occasion. Adjust the ingredients and quantities based on your preferences and dietary needs.