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Is there anything more luxurious than an appetizer of stuffed mushrooms? The delicious mushrooms can instantly raise any restaurant from merely nice to classy.

Stuffed button mushrooms with fresh thyme on black serving board.

The option for this side or appetizer is unique and it adds variety among the more common menu items. However, even though you’d love to try your hand at recreating the dish in your own kitchen, it may seem that this sort of recipe would be too difficult to prepare.

We have good news for you: stuffed mushrooms are actually far easier to make than you probably realize! With this recipe, it’s as easy as chopping your ingredients, sautéing the filling, stuffing the mushroom caps, and letting them bake until the cheese is melted and golden.

Stuffed button mushrooms with fresh thyme on black serving board.

You’ll shortly be enjoying your very own stuffed mushrooms at home with only a dash of time and effort. This recipe begins with combining the rich creaminess of butter and the kick of onions, sauteed until darkly sweet.

Toss in the chopped mushroom stems to boost the tasty, earthy flavor and sprinkle with herbs and seasoning until just right. This mixture is spooned into the mushroom caps, topped with Parmesan cheese and baked for about 20 to 25 minutes.

Top view of stuffed button mushrooms with fresh thyme on black serving board.

We love that this recipe takes hardly any time at all and, additionally, the thought of melted cheese over the mushrooms is mouth-wateringly enticing!

There you have it: delectable, crispy stuffed mushrooms made quick and simple, and who doesn’t love that?

Stuffed button mushrooms with fresh thyme on black serving board.
Stuffed button mushrooms with fresh thyme on black serving board.

Stuffed Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Parmesan

Joss D
This recipe for stuffed button mushrooms is easy and mouth watering! They are baked until the cheese is melted and golden.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 24 mushrooms
Calories 26 kcal


  • 24 button mushrooms - scrubbed clean
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 white or yellow onion - diced finely
  • 1 garlic clove - minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried herbs - recommended: thyme and oregano
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese - grated
  • thyme stems - to decorate
  • salt and pepper - to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Separate the stems from the mushroom caps. Dice the stems.
    24 button mushrooms
  • Heat the butter in a small frying pan over medium-low heat.
    2 tablespoons butter
  • Add the onions to the pan and cook until soft and golden brown (about 15 minutes). Add the diced mushroom stems and cook for 4 minutes, stirring often.
    1 white or yellow onion
  • Stir in the garlic and herbs. Cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
    1 garlic clove, 1 teaspoon dried herbs
  • Fill each mushroom with the stuffing and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over each mushroom.
    ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese browns a little. Allow to cool for 5 minutes or so before serving. Garnish with fresh thyme.



Calories: 26kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 47mgPotassium: 75mgVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 0.9mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 0.4mg

Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or sauces.

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