The humble mushroom, a versatile culinary gem, transforms into an elegant appetiser or side dish when adorned with a medley of savoury fillings.
Stuffed mushrooms, with their earthy caps and delectable centres, are a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

Whether you prefer classic flavours or crave adventurous combinations, this guide will unveil a world of culinary possibilities.

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Recipe for Delicious Stuffed Mushrooms

Shane Lowry
If you're looking for a mouthwatering recipe for stuffed mushrooms, look no further!
Learn how to prepare delicious stuffed mushrooms with the perfect stuffing in this easy-to-follow recipe.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Delicious and Easy Side Dish Recipes to Complement Any Meal
Cuisine New Zealand
Servings 12 stuffed mushrooms
Calories 58 kcal


  • 12 large portobello or cremini mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs parsley, basil, or oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 190°C (375°F).
  • Wipe mushrooms clean and remove stems.
  • In a large bowl, combine olive oil, onion, and garlic.
    Cook over medium heat until softened, this takes about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in Parmesan cheese, herbs, salt, and pepper.
  • Spoon filling into mushroom caps, dividing evenly.
  • Place mushrooms on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender and filling is heated through.


Recipe Tips:

  • For extra richness, add a dollop of cream cheese to the filling.
  • Substitute breadcrumbs for Parmesan cheese for a lighter texture.
  • Enhance the flavour with a splash of white wine or sherry.
  • Drizzle with melted butter before serving for an irresistible glaze.

Recipe Variations:

  • Spicy Fiesta:
    Add a pinch of cayenne pepper and a sprinkle of chopped jalapeño for a fiery kick.
  • Mediterranean Medley:
    Incorporate sun-dried tomatoes, chopped olives, and crumbled feta cheese for a taste of the Mediterranean.
  • Asian Fusion:
    Sauté chopped mushrooms with minced ginger, garlic, and soy sauce for an Asian-inspired twist.


With a myriad of filling options and endless creative possibilities, stuffed mushrooms are a culinary playground for the adventurous cook.
Experiment with different flavours and textures to discover your signature stuffed mushroom creation.
So, gather your ingredients, embrace your culinary spirit, and embark on a delectable journey of stuffed mushroom mastery.
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Rangi Jones · 17/11/2023 at 6:46 am

5 stars
Gotta love these. Had to use a knife and fork to eat them. I think I overfilled them with extras hahaha

Trista Brittian · 24/11/2023 at 9:46 pm

5 stars
These are lovely. I swapped the parmesan for cheddar

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