The Art Of Food Stuffing Is The New Dinner Party Hack To Master
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The art of stuffing food is no longer limited to elaborate food preparations during festivals. Of late, stuffed food has emerged as a fancy party trend and people are making easy recipes of stuffed food and serving them as appetisers and side dishes, during dinner. The hack to follow, while making these stuffed food dishes is to pick recipes that can be made in a jiffy, using ingredients that are easily available. While trying out the following recipes of stuffed food for your next party, be sure that you adhere to the aforementioned measurements of binding ingredients, as they help to hold the stuffing together. From mayonnaise to bread crumbs, these binding agents are key to acing the art of stuffing food.

Stuffed Shells

One of the most delicious and easy recipes to make when making stuffed food, is the stuffed shell recipe. This dish involves stuffing large pasta shells with four different cheeses, namely ricotta, mozzarella, mascarpone and parmesan. The trick to making the stuffed shells a tad tastier is to prepare it a few hours in advance, before you're actually ready to cook it. Italian recipes like this loaded with pasta, cheese and sauce are even better when prepared the day before you're planning on baking the dish. The main reason behind this is that if you stick it in the freezer, you give everything even more time to absorb all the flavour.

Stuffed Avocado

While the stuffed avocado is commonly eaten as a dish at brunch, you could always serve this dish as a pre-appetizer at your dinner parties. This low calorie dish will ensure that there is a lot of room left for main course. This dish consists of avocados which are packed with protein, health benefits, and taste. The avocados are filled with scrambled eggs, which are also a nutritious meal choice, and then mixed with some potatoes and bacon for added flavor. A little bit of cheese is sprinkled over the top and your pre-appetisers (that are only 67 calories) are ready to be devoured by the guests! 

Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms

This dish is surely going to be the show stealer at your dinner party. The crab stuffed air fry mushrooms are an umami delight. You can choose to serve this dish either as an appetiser or as a side dish during the main course. This recipe takes all of ten minutes to be prepared and is a five ingredient wonder. The mushrooms are stuffed with crab meat along with cheese, mayonnaise and old bay seasoning. Vegetarians could substitute the crab meat for spinach and feta cheese. To make this dish, stir all of the filling ingredients together, reserving ¼ cup of the cheese. Scoop the filling into each mushroom cap, mounding the tops. Top each filled mushroom with the remaining cheese. Place the stuffed mushrooms in the air fryer in a single layer, and cook them for 6-8 minutes. 

Stuffed Zucchini

These stuffed zucchini boats are a visual and culinary delight. Stuffed zucchini is a versatile dish and this recipe is easy to adjust for vegetarian family members. To make a vegetarian version of this recipe, fill the zucchini with extra cheese and breadcrumbs or replace the protein with meat replacement crumbles, cooked pulses  etc. Serve the zucchini boats with a tossed salad and some crusty bread for a wholesome and delicious meal.