Baked Mushrooms with Avocado, Spinach and Walnut Pesto
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Serves: 4
  • 8 medium/ large mushrooms.
  • 1 avocado (cut in half, stoned removed, peeled and roughly chopped)
  • 70g walnuts
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 handfuls of fresh spinach
  • Black pepper
  1. Pre-heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.
  2. Remove the middle of each mushroom.
  3. Place the mushrooms on a baking try and then pop in the oven for around 15 mins.
  4. In the meantime add the avocado, lemon juice, walnuts, and spinach to a food processor. Add a dash of water (about 1 tbpsn size) and blitz until smooth.
  5. Take the mushrooms out of the oven and spoon the pesto mix into each mushroom. Pop back in the oven for another 5 mins.
  6. Once out of the oven, plate up and serve with some fresh rocket on the side.
Recipe by A Modern Rose at