Barbecue-Style Portobellos Recipe

Barbecue-Style Portobellos Recipe

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barbecue-style-portobellos

Makes 2 servings

Large meaty portobello mushrooms make a delicious meal when they're simmered in a spicy sauce and served with Quinoa Pilaf (or brown rice, pasta).

  • 2 large portobello mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup vegetable juice
  • 1/4 cup apple juice concentrate
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

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Clean mushrooms and remove stems. Cut into 1/2-inch strips.

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Combine vegetable juice, apple juice concentrate, red peppers, soy sauce, vinegar, chili powder, garlic powder, and black pepper in a blender. Process until smooth, then transfer mixture to a nonstick skillet and heat until bubbly.

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Add mushroom strips, turning to coat evenly with sauce. Cover and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until mushrooms are tender, about 10 minutes. Serve immediately.

Per serving (1/2 of recipe):

  • Calories: 132
  • Fat: 1.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Calories from Fat: 8.4%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 4.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.9 g
  • Sugar: 19.9 g
  • Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Sodium: 589 mg
  • Calcium: 31 mg
  • Iron: 1.8 mg
  • Vitamin C: 97.9 mg
  • Beta-Carotene: 1906 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 1.6 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.