Anthotiro Stuffed Mushrooms with Dried Fig Sauce
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Appetizer
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Greek
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 14 medium sized mushrooms, stems removed
  • 6 dried apricots, cut in small cubes
  • 4 dried figs, cut in small cubes
  • 1 cup sweet red wine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped mushroom stems
  • A small bunch of parsley
  • 150 gr. anthotiro or ricotta
  • 100 gr. light cream cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Preheat oven to 175°C / 350°F.
  2. In a small pyrex or any oven proof vessel put the dried fruits along with the wine.
  3. Bake for about 30 minutes.
  4. Remove and set aside.
  5. In a rack place the mushrooms with their hat facing up.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove and set aside.
  8. While baking, go ahead and make the stuffing.
  9. In a skillet, pour the olive oil and in medium heat sauté the onion along with the mushroom stems until they are all soft.
  10. Add the anthotiro/ricotta and the cream cheese and stir to make a cream.
  11. Add the parsley, salt, pepper and incorporate.
  12. When it has become a smooth cream it is ready.
  13. Take a mushroom and add about 2 tsp of the stuffing.
  14. Repeat with the rest.
  15. Place them in a pan and bake for about 30 minutes.
  16. Take out of the oven.
  17. Pour some of the fig/apricot sauce on top and return to the oven.
  18. Bake for another 5 minutes.
  19. Remove, let them stay for 5 minutes and then serve.
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