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EASY Stuffed Mushrooms

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EASY Stuffed Mushrooms.  These mushrooms caps are generously stuffed with a blend of chopped mushroom stems, whole wheat bread crumbs, onions, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.  Then baked until they are crispy on top and golden brown. Bite-size and delicious, these easy stuffed mushrooms are light, tender and rich in flavor.  So tasty, they become everyone’s favorite appetizer!

The key ingredient in these easy stuffed mushrooms is the Parmesan cheese mixed in the stuffing. It adds a lot of richness and flavor to them, making them so yummy, they’re restaurant-quality without a lot of fuss and without a lot of ingredients!

Mushrooms are basically very healthy for you. They’re low in calories, fat free and contain many vitamins such as C, D, B6, and B12 as well as minerals.





Easy Stuffed Mushrooms are relatively easy to make ahead of time, then bake and freeze. I used an electric mini chopper to help me in the prep work,  finely chopping the stems, onions, and garlic, cutting the prep time in half. Then I stuff each cap generously and pop them into the oven.


We enjoy making these bites-size stuffed mushrooms and serving them at parties as hors d’oeuvres. We also love them as a side dish to compliment any meat dishes on holidays. These  are always the first appetizer that  disappear as soon as they hit the table.



Here’s a Tip: Stuffed mushrooms freeze well after baking. You can easily reheat mushrooms straight from the freezer, in a low-heated oven, uncovered for about 30 minutes.



*You can follow along with our step-by-step directions or jump down to the bottom of this post for our full recipe card.


Ingredients for these EASY Stuffed Mushrooms:

  • 1 large package (24 ounces) white mushrooms

  • 1 cup plain whole wheat bread crumbs

  • 1 small onion – finely chopped

  • 4 large garlic cloves – minced

  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 Tbsp. Parmigiano-Reggiano grated cheese

  • optional: 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

  • extra Parmigiano grated cheese for topping

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Thoroughly wash each mushroom, gently rubbing and removing dirt. Allow them to drain for a few minutes.

Pop the stems and remove from caps and set aside.



Chop stems finely along with garlic and onion. Place into a small bowl. Add whole wheat breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, parmigiano cheese and olive oil.  Mix all ingredients well.  Mixture should be moist not dry.  If needed, add more olive oil until you reached a moist breadcrumb mixture.



Using a teaspoon, spoon mixture into the caps of each mushroom, creating a slight dome. Continue to stuff until all the mixture is gone, even creating higher dome is fine too.

Using a foil or glass baking tray, lightly coat the bottom with cooking spray. Carefully arrange the mushroom caps in a single layer on the prepared tray. Sprinkle with extra grated Parmesan cheese (about a half teaspoon per cap) on top of each mushroom.



Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in oven at 350 degrees.  Remove and serve.

Yields: 23 medium-size stuffed mushroom caps or 45 small ones


Simple ingredients for these easy stuffed mushrooms.




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EASY Stuffed Mushrooms
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Serves: 23 caps
EASY Stuffed Mushrooms ~ are mushroom caps generously stuffed with a blend of chopped mushroom stems, whole wheat bread crumbs, onions, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese. The perfect party appetizer!!
  • 1 large package (24 ounces) white mushrooms
  • 1 cup plain whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 small onion - finely chopped
  • 4 large garlic cloves - minced
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmigiano-Reggiano grated cheese
  • optional: 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • extra Parmigiano grated cheese for topping
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Thoroughly wash each mushroom, gently rubbing and removing dirt. Allow them to drain for a few minutes.
  3. Pop the stems and remove from caps and set aside.
  4. Chop stems finely along with garlic and onion. Place into a small bowl. Add whole wheat breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, Parmigiano cheese and olive oil. Mix all ingredients well. Mixture should be moist not dry. If needed, add more olive oil until you reached a moist breadcrumb mixture.
  5. Using a teaspoon, spoon mixture into the caps of each mushroom, creating a slight dome. Continue to stuff until all the mixture is gone, even creating higher dome is fine too.
  6. Using a foil or glass baking tray, lightly coat the bottom with cooking spray. Carefully arrange the mushroom caps in a single layer on the prepared tray. Sprinkle with extra grated Parmigiano cheese (about a half teaspoon per cap) on top of each mushroom.
  7. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in oven at 350 degrees. Remove and serve.
  8. Yields: 23 medium-size stuffed mushroom caps or 45 small ones

Thanks for stopping by!   🙂

Anna and Liz

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  • Reply
    Nicole Nadel
    January 17, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    I made these, but I wanted a low carb version. So, I eliminated the wheat and added pancetta and cream cheese. They came out fantastic!!!! Thank you!!!

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    April 16, 2016 at 2:10 pm

    Thank you Garima!

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    April 16, 2016 at 5:07 am


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    April 8, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    OH these look good.. I absolutely love stuffed mushrooms like there is no tomorrow.

    • Reply
      April 9, 2016 at 2:29 am

      We love them too! Hope you'll try our recipe! Thank you Honey.

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    Barbara Bakes
    April 7, 2016 at 1:55 am

    It's been a long time since I've made stuffed mushrooms. My husband is especially crazy for them.

    • Reply
      April 7, 2016 at 3:58 am

      I know, we are creatures of habit and love to make the same dishes often, like these stuffed mushrooms. Thanks for stoping by and have a great week!

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    April 5, 2016 at 4:06 am

    What can I replace olive oil with? My son is allergic to all olive oil.

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      April 7, 2016 at 3:55 am

      Hi Amiee, so sorry to hear about his allergies but I totally understand and have a daughter with allergies to certain foods as well.
      If he is not allergic to other oils , then try a different one to replace the olive oil in this recipe. I'm not sure but maybe you can try canola oil, or melted butter, or even vegetable oil. I hope this helps.

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    Roz Corieri Paige
    April 4, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    I love stuffed mushrooms and NEED a great tried and true recipe! Thanks for sharing yours! Happy spring to both of you!

    • Reply
      April 7, 2016 at 3:48 am

      Thank you Roz! Have a great week!

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    Sue/the view from great island
    April 2, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    These are my ultimate weakness, I could just sit and pop these babies into my mouth ALL day long! Your version looks like a classic 🙂

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    Kitchen Belleicious
    October 21, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    we love stuffed mushrooms. It is such a hearty dish or side dish. Your recipe sounds fantastic!

    • Reply
      October 22, 2014 at 2:38 am

      Thank you Jessica!

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    October 17, 2014 at 1:30 am

    Liz and Anna, these easy stuffed mushrooms look completely nom-noms! I was hooked from the apt description of them, and the easy reheat from the freezer sealed the deal. Thank you again, for the Healthy Solutions Spice Blends giveaway―I received the package and I'm looking forward to trying them all. Cheers!

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      October 17, 2014 at 2:42 am

      You're welcome Brooks! and thank you for the lovely comment… Enjoy!

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    SavoringTime in the Kitchen
    October 16, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    I never knew they could be frozen! I love stuffed mushrooms and they do make a wonderful appetizer.

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      October 17, 2014 at 2:44 am

      Thanks Sue! We love them too! Enjoy.

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    October 16, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    These would be the perfect party appetizers!

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    Malli Das
    April 3, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    They look irresistably good!!

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    Tricia Buice
    April 3, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    I bet these are tasty! And I bet I couldn't eat just one. Lovely recipe!

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      Tricia Buice
      March 27, 2016 at 2:54 pm

      Happy Easter to you and your families!

    • Reply
      March 27, 2016 at 3:26 pm

      Thank you Tricia!! And to you as well!!

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