Mushroom Wellington Cups. Flakey on the outside, soft and savoury on the inside. Easy to make and perfect as a vegetarian appetizer or side dish.
These are so delicious and addictive that I’d actually recommend making double the amount because you’ll be sad when they’re all gone.
These are best consumed hot and within the same day. If you have them the next day, the puff pastry will be soggy so don’t say I didn’t warn you!
This recipe is similar to my other mushroom puff pastry recipes which I’ve shared below and I hope you check them out!
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I’m so excited to share this recipe with you all because I’m thrilled with how it turned out. It beat my expectations.
I went into this recipe, not really having an exact plan. I knew I what ingredients I was going to use but I didn’t really have a plan as to how it’ll all come together.
I was bracing myself for a disastrous dish but I have to admit, it’s my best one yet and I’m happy I can share it with you all so you can cook it according to a plan.
Did you know?
Button mushrooms have a lot of health benefits and they’re delicious too. Although they don’t provide much fibre compared to greens, check out their advantages below:
- Button Mushrooms reduce inflammation and prevent heart disease by not allowing plaque to stick to the walls of your arteries.
- They defend the body from different cancers. “In June 2010, the department of plant pathology at Penn State released a report stating that button mushrooms have been found effective at treating breast, colon and prostate cancers”.
- Button mushrooms contain high levels of copper that are required for blood cell growth and it assists in taking care of the heart
- By eating more mushrooms you are increasing the number of natural killer cells that can defend the body against foreign invaders like viruses or cancer cells. This helps boost immunity.
Facts are sourced from Live Strong
For more health information on mushrooms, check out Thrive Cuisine’s detailed write up sourcing different studies performed on mushrooms by clicking here.
For this recipe
You will need the following ingredients:
1 Pint of White Button Mushrooms
1 Pint of Cremini Mushrooms
3 Cups of Spinach, Washed and Dry
5 slices of Mozzarella Cheese sliced into quarters
2 Sheets of Puff Pastry
1/2 tsp of dried Thyme Leaves
1/2 tsp of Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp of Salt
1 tbsp of Avocado oil
Tool: 12 Cup Muffin Pan, Food Processor or Blending Tool
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Mushroom Wellington Cups
- 12 Cup Muffin Pan, Food Processor or Blending Tool
- 1 Pint of White Button Mushrooms
- 1 Pint of Cremini Mushrooms
- 3 Cups of Spinach Washed and Dry
- 2 Shallots
- 5 slices of Mozzarella Cheese sliced into quarters
- 2 Sheets of Puff Pastry
- 1/2 tsp of dried Thyme Leaves
- 1/2 tsp of Garlic Powder
- 1/4 tsp of Salt
- 1 tbsp of Avocado oil
- Using your food processor, grind up your mushrooms, shallots, and spinach. Add in the garlic powder, salt and dried thyme leaves and mix well.
- In a large deep pan set on medium – high heat, add the avocado oil. Once the oil is hot, add your blended mushroom mixture to the pan. Fry for about 7-10 minutes until all the liquids have evaporated. Afterwards, allow the mixture to cool.
- Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Meanwhile, evenly slice your each puff pastry sheet into 9 squares, totalling 18 squares from 2 sheets.
- Grease your muffin baking pan with avocado oil. Next using 1 of the pastry squares that you cut, line it against the muffin mold. Repeat this step with 8 more muffin molds. Save the remaining 9 pastry squares for later as the topping layer.
- To the muffin mold, layer the bottom with a slice of mozzarella cheese. Then scoop 1 heaping tablespoon of the mushroom mixture over the cheese. Cover with another slice of cheese. Top off with a layer of puff pastry and folding the corners in squeezing them together for a tight seal. You should have 9 pies in total.
- Lightly brush the pies with some avocado oil to help them turn golden brown.
- Bake for 28 minutes or until golden brown. Allow it to cool for 10 minutes and remove from the muffin pan. Enjoy!