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Button mushroom with ricotta, nut and greens filling (vegetarian)

Make 3 delicious tapas for a vegetarian side or starter.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course sides, Starters, Timeless Tapas
Cuisine South African, Spanish
Servings 4


  • 20 button mushrooms
  • 5 ml oil
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ½ cup fresh herbs, parsley, mint, coriander
  • ¼ cup nuts*, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
  • 10 ml lemon zest, finely grated
  • 2 ml ground cumin
  • salt and milled black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush mushrooms with olive oil, inside and out. Wilt spinach in boiling water, drain and finely chop.
  • Transfer the spinach to a mixing bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper.
    Mix all filling ingredients together and stuff into mushroom caps.
    Bake for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • *use any preferred nut or a mixture of nuts such as, almond, macadamia, brazil nuts and pecan nuts.
Keyword sides, starters, tapas