CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Mushroom Chips and Pesto DipIf you like grilled mushrooms, serve some skewered ones with a prepared pesto.
By: Herald Staff Report,
If you like grilled mushrooms, serve some skewered ones with a prepared pesto.
Mushroom Chips and Pesto Dip
12 large white button or crimini mushrooms
½ cup prepared pesto (see note)
½ cup light sour cream
Squeeze of lemon, season to taste
Mix pesto with sour cream, and set aside. Heat grill to medium, about 365 degrees. Cut each mushroom in half. Grill mushrooms 5 minutes with lid closed, turn and grill another 4 to 5 minutes, until they start to brown. Skewer 2 to 3 mushrooms and remove from grill. Serve mushrooms with pesto dip.
Note: Prepared pesto can be found in the grocery store near the pasta and spaghetti sauce.
Yield: Serves 4.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 200 calories, 160 calories from fat, 17 grams fat (6 grams saturated, no trans), 20 milligrams cholesterol, 5 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 1 gram sugars.
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