Baby Bella Bites

I love the Baby Bella Mushrooms especially for cooking.  When I was at the market the other day they had these beautiful Baby Bella Mushrooms and I stood there looking at them, ( they weren't on my list), and finally decided to get a bag full and develop a recipe that I could serve as an appetizer.  With the upcoming Big Bowl Game, it is a perfect time to present a tasty new recipe to all my friends.

Baby Bella Bites

Baby Bella Bites
Miz Helen's Kitchen
Ingredients For The Mushrooms
8 cups sliced Baby Bella Mushroom
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1 medium onion, chopped medium
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup Worcestershire
4 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup of the Vinaigrette from the Bread
1/2 cup water 
The Bread
2 French Skinny Loaves
1 12 ounce jar Roasted Red Peppers
Two Cups Mozzarella, shredded
Ingredients For The Vinaigrette
1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
1 teaspoon Oregano
1/2 teaspoon Thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 to 6 Dashes Tabasco
The Vinaigrette for the Bread
In a mixing bowl, mix the Olive Oil, Red Wine Vinegar, Oregano, Thyme, Salt, Pepper, Garlic,  and Tabasco
Beat with a whisk until the mixture has thicken 
Set aside 1/2 cup of this mix for the mushrooms
Split the bread down the center and open it without tearing it away from each other, place it on a cookie sheet and brush the Vinaigrette on the Bread using a liberal amount
Bake the bread for 8 minutes at 425 degrees, the bread should not be brown, but just crusted over
Remove the bread from the oven and let cool to room temperature
Wash and dry the Baby Bella Mushroom's.  In a sauce pan, saute the onion in 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
When the onion is clear, add the mushroom's, and the minced garlic saute on low heat
Mix the Worcestershire, Balsamic, 1/2 cup of the Bread Vinaigrette, and 1/2 cup of water in a small bowl
Add the Worcestershire mix to the mushrooms and stir well, cook on medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes until mushroom are tender and the liquid has reduced.
Layer The Bread
Begin with a layer of Roasted Red Peppers, then a layer of strained mushrooms, then repeat the Peppers 
Top with the Mozzarella Cheese
Bake in the oven at 425 degrees for 5 minutes until Cheese is melting
Remove the bread from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes
Slice in bite size pieces and serve with the sauce from the mushroom mix on the side.
 These little bites are just delicious and we will be having this appetizer over and over.

Cook The Mushroom Mix, This Mix Has A Fabulous Flavor

Generously Spread The Bread With The Vinaigrette

Layer The Roasted Red Pepper and The Mushrooms

Top It With Mozzarella and Melt The Cheese

A Platter Of Baby Bella Bites For You and Your Guest To Enjoy!

I sure am happy that you could stop by today for my little tasting party for the Baby Bella Bites.  Have a great week and hope to see you again really soon!
Peace and Joy

Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. OMG !!!
    What a great appetizers
    It looks wonderful and colorful, and I really wish I could eat it now!!

  2. No one is going to pay attention to the game with these!

  3. What a wonderful appetizer! This is a must try for me...I love mushrooms...yummy!

  4. Baby Bellas are my favorite mushroom! This sounds like a great appy and fun munchie for the game:@)

  5. My husband loves mushrooms! I can't wait to make these for him :)

  6. Mushrooms are so tasty. This recipe sounds wonderful. I have to try this out soon. You should bring this over to our Super Bowl party. This would be a great hit. Give aways and lots of good ideas.

    Hope to see you there. Have a SUPER week!

    The Contessa (Linda)

  7. Thanks for sharing at our Super Bowl party!

  8. Thanks so much for sharing these at our Pre Super Bowl Party on Google+

    I just shared on Facebook and pinned to my Super Bowl Board:)

    Have a SUPER week!!!

  9. This is a must try. Look delicioso. Thank you for sharing.

    We may have met by chance...but we become friends by choice.

  10. Yummy! Perfect for Super Bowl too:)

  11. Helen,
    Thanks for sharing this! I pinned it to my Super Bowl Party Board, and I'm featuring the board on my blog today, too :)
    BTW, I'm stopping by Freedom Fridays!

  12. What lovely appetisers! The vinaigrette sounds so flavourful. Your Baby Bella Bites would be the highlight of any appetizer tray. Thank you for sharing them with The Gallery of Favorites.

  13. Wow, these look amazing, you did good! I'd love it if you would share these at my Saturday Spotlight linky party. :)

  14. Pinning this such a simple and delicious appetizer that is not outrageous on calories either. Thanks Miz Helen, for sharing this on Foodie Friday.

  15. I love mushrooms on my pizza, so I'm already sure these were out of this world. Thank you so much for sharing with Saturday Spotlight. Have a great week and come back soon!

  16. I am on such a mushroom kick right now and this recipe looks amazing! It is definitely on my list of things to make :)

    Thank you so much for linking it up at my weekend link party @The Weekend re-Treat

    Hope to see you again next weekend!

  17. Miz Helen, thanks for dropping by What'd You Do This Weekend?. I love this sandwich. But then, I love bread.

    Have a great week! Linda

  18. Wow, looks fantastic. Great post! Have a great day!

  19. Mmmm, Miz Helen this looks AMAZING!!! Thank you so much for linking up to Simple Supper Tuesday. Hope to see you next week!

  20. We love mushrooms and this recipe looks so yummy! We found you from Hunwhatsfordinner. We would love to have you link up to our Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link party and share this great recipe at Have a great day! -The Six Sisters

  21. I'm just starting to cook with mushrooms more, but this looks like a great appetizer. Of course I think anything on top of bread with cheese is good :)
    Thanks for always sharing on Foodie Friday - I'm featuring these on today's party.


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