Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Thermomix® time: 18 min
Total time: 45 min

Ingredients stuffed-mushrooms

  • 4 Portobello mushrooms
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 10 g parsley or coriander
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 150 g kunserva
  • 80 g white wine
  • 70 g sultanas
  • 70 g peanuts
  • 6 dried tomatoes
  • Black peppers to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 80 g aromatic breadcrumbs (Thermomix® Basic Cookbook, p. 34)
  • 50 g aromatic breadcrumbs to gratin

 

Preparation

  1. Rinse mushrooms to remove any dirt avoiding wet too so it doesn’t soak the water.
  2. Cut only a small part of the mushrooms’ steam tip if they have a lot of dirt attached. Start the remaining stalk of the mushroom head and set aside.
  3. Put olive oil, onion, garlic, parsley and the mushrooms’ feet into mixing bowl and chop 7 sec/ speed 5.
  4. Add bay leaf and sauté 3 min/ 100ºC/ speed 1.
  5. Add tomato and cook 5 min/ 100ºC/ speed 1.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer 10 min/ 100ºC/ reverse position/ speed spoon.
  7. Stuff the mushrooms and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs. Bake in preheated oven to 200ºC, until the mushrooms have a golden colour, more or less 15 minutes.
  8. Serve with a cherry tomato salad and a good Gozo wine.

Soy Meatballs with Parsley and Red Pepper

Meatballs ingredients Soy Meatballs

  • 350 g granulated soy
  • 3 wholemeal breads
  • 100 g parsley
  • ½ red pepper
  • ½ green chilli pepper
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 50 g olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Flavoured breadcrumbs to taste

 

Meatballs preparation

  1. Soak the granulated soy one hour before start cooking.
  2. Chop bread and parsley 10 sec/ speed 9. Set aside.
  3. Place peppers, onions, garlic and olive oil into mixing bowl and chop 10 sec/ speed 7.
  4. Season with salt and cook 7 min/ 100ºC/ speed 1.
  5. Squeeze the soy and mix it 20 sec/ speed 7.
  6. Make small balls, coat with breadcrumbs and place it in Varoma. Set aside.

 

Sauce ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 60 g olive oil
  • 300 g ripe tomato
  • 200 g pealed tomato
  • 100 g water
  • 100 g Oporto wine or similar
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper grained at the moment to taste

 

Sauce preparation

  1. Chop onions and garlic with olive oil 5 sec/ speed 7.
  2. Add seasoning and cook 5 min/ 100ºC/ speed 1.
  3. Add tomatoes, water, wine and set 10 sec/ speed 9.
  4. Place the Varoma into the mixing bowl lid and cook 20 min/ Varoma/ speed 2.