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Published: December 23, 2018 Last Updated: February 22, 2021

These vegetarian-friendly mushrooms are a perfect start to any meal!

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There’s nothing like adding fresh mushrooms to your table! Try these Easy Stuffed Mushrooms for a classic, traditional Italian start to any meal. Healthy mushroom dishes are an excellent way to get vitamins and nutrients into a meal without feeling as if you are eating nothing but “rabbit food.” These stuffed mushrooms have a hearty, meaty taste, but they’re completely vegetarian, so they’re low in calories and packed with nutrition! It’s a great way to get the family to eat more vegetables (even if it’s not Meatless Monday).

You’ll love the way the flavors come together in this tasty dish. The super savory sun-dried tomatoes add a burst of flavor and a hint of tang, while the spinach and cheese come together to create a perfect combination of textures. Add in the whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs to give the dish a crunchy finish and you’ve got yourself a winner! They’re perfect as an appetizer, but you could also serve them as the main dish with a side of rice, quinoa, or whole-wheat pasta.

Mushrooms as a Meat Replacement

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If you’re trying to make more vegetarian dishes, you should start using mushrooms as a meat substitute. Ever tried a mushroom burger or made a pasta sauce heartier by using mushrooms instead of beef? Going plant-based is always a great way to cut down on saturated fat and calories, in addition to upping the nutrient content in any dish.

We love mushrooms for just about every meal. They have a delectable texture that reminds us of meat, so we never feel like we’re missing anything when we cook with them! It’s also great how versatile they are. They pair well with eggs in omelets, taste great on sandwiches and in veggie wraps, and are a great addition to dinner menus of all varieties.

Looking for delicious ways to work mushrooms into your weekly menu plans? Try this easy and deliciousPortobello Mushroom Philly Cheesesteakrecipe,or swap portobello mushrooms for meat the next time you whip up your favorite burgers. You can also try this Mushroom Lentil Loaf or Vegetarian White Bean Mushroom “Meatballs” with Chimichurri Saucefor your next party or family get-together.

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Easy Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

These delectable bites are perfect as an appetizer or snack, with nutrient-rich ingredients you don't have to stress over.

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Prep Time 15 minutes minutes

Cook Time 15 minutes minutes

Total Time 30 minutes minutes

Yield 6 people

Serving Size 2 stuffed mushrooms

Course Appetizer, Snack

Cuisine Universal

Author SkinnyMs.

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 baby bella mushrooms clean by rubbing with a damp cloth, don't rinse
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes finely diced, packed in olive oil
  • 2 cups baby spinach torn into pieces
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs we used whole-wheat panko
  • 4 ounces feta cheese low-fat or fat-free
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Remove stems from mushrooms and dice.

  • In a medium skillet, add oil and heat to medium-low, saute onion, mushroom stems and sun-dried tomatoes until tender, about 4 minutes. Add minced garlic and continue to saute one additional minute. Add spinach and saute just until wilted. Remove from heat and add the feta cheese and breadcrumbs and only 3 tablespoons of parmesan, stir to combine.

  • Stuff mushrooms with mixture, place on a cookie sheet, sprinkle with remaining tablespoon parmesan, and heat until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. *Mushrooms are very hot coming out of the oven so be sure to cool a few minutes before serving. This appetizer is yummy warm or cold.

  • Note: The mushrooms may release liquid, so when removing from the cookie sheet lightly dap with a paper towel before serving. Stuffed mushrooms are a perfect dinner party appetizer.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 2stuffed mushrooms | Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 215mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g |

SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4

Keywords Budget-Friendly, Diabetic-Friendly, Holiday, Keto, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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What temperature do you cook baked stuffed mushrooms? ›

Fill each mushroom with the stuffing, and place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle grated parmesan cheese over each mushroom. Bake: Bake for 10 to 20 minutes at 375°F (190°C), or until the cheese browns a little and a little water starts to pool at the base of each mushroom.

Why are my stuffed mushrooms dry? ›

If the stuffing is too dry add a bit more stock (it should be very moist). Stuff the mushrooms well and save any remaining stuffing. Place the stuffed mushrooms into a large baking dish and pour in the remaining chicken stock. Sprinkle no more than a ½ cup of the remaining stuffing mixture into the stock.

Why are my stuffed mushrooms rubbery? ›

Whether you brush off the dirt with a damp towel or run them under cool water is up to you—the real issue is whether they've been sufficiently dried before they're prepared. Cooking damp mushrooms causes them to steam as the water evaporates. Steaming is what imparts a rubbery, chewy-in-the-bad-way texture.

What we should not do before cooking mushroom? ›

Never salt the mushrooms before cooking. Salt draws out moisture and will therefore make them extremely mushy.

How long does it take to cook mushrooms? ›

It will take around 15 minutes at a rolling boil to cook around ½ pound of medium sized mushrooms. You will know when they are cooked as your mushrooms will darken in colour and soften as the water begins to dissolve and then voila! Your mushrooms are now ready to be used in any dish you would like.

How long to soak mushrooms before cooking? ›

This will ensure that any little critters living in the mushroom find their way out. Add salt to the water you plan to wash the mushrooms with, making sure the salt dissolves in the water. Add the mushrooms to the water, and allow them to soak for 20 minutes.

Do you cook mushrooms covered or uncovered? ›

Covering the mushrooms for the first few minutes of cooking helps them release their liquid and brown more quickly. Once uncovered, the liquid evaporates, and the mushrooms begin to brown.

How do you know when mushrooms are done baking? ›

You will see your mushrooms shrink slightly, and basting in their juices. Once roasted or until completely brown, take your mushrooms out of the oven and put them in a bowl. Don't forget to add the juices that came out to the bowl too for extra taste and voila!

How long should you keep mushrooms in the oven? ›

Toss mushrooms with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet and spread into an even layer. Spread thyme or rosemary sprigs on top of mushrooms. Transfer to oven and roast until mushrooms release liquid, about 15 minutes.

What enhances the flavor of mushrooms? ›

Thyme: spruce up your mid-week mushroom meals with a touch of thyme – be it risotto, a vegetable tart, a sauce or perhaps this delicious one-pan dinner of Eggs and Herbed Mushrooms. 3. Butter: give your mushrooms a crispy, golden finish with the help of a little butter for frying.

What spices go well with mushrooms? ›

What spice goes best with mushrooms?
  • The short answer is that almost any spice can work well if it harmonizes with the other ingredients used in the meal. ...
  • Parsley. ...
  • Thyme. ...
  • Rosemary. ...
  • Basil. ...
  • Tarragon. ...
  • Oregano. ...
  • Sage.
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Can you eat stuffed mushrooms the next day? ›

The short answer is yes, but according to Rach, it's crucial that some parts of the stuffed mushroom recipe are done the day you plan to serve them for the best tasting results.

How do you get moisture out of mushrooms? ›

Embrace the Heat

In a hot pan, this water seeps out and then quickly evaporates, leaving the pan and mushrooms dry and ready to brown. When the pan is too cool, the water doesn't evaporate quickly, which leaves the mushrooms to steam or boil in their own juices.

Can mushrooms be prepared ahead of time? ›

To Make Ahead: Mushrooms can be sauteed ahead of time and stored covered in the fridge for 3-4 day. Reheat in a skillet until warm. To Freeze: Freezing may change the texture of sauteed mushrooms.

Why are my mushrooms mushy? ›

Not Washing Them Properly. Not washing mushrooms the right way can make them soggy, says Schmuck. "Certain kinds of mushrooms require washing but mushrooms soak up water quickly and become soggy," he says. "Always wash your mushrooms whole, never after cutting them.


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