Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese

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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.

Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese on a granite serving platter.

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, sauteing the filling, stuffing the mushroom caps, and letting them bake until the cheese is melted and golden.

Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese on a granite serving platter.

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, at longest, 25 minutes.

Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese on a granite serving platter.

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?

Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese on a granite serving platter.

Have you prepared this recipe yourself, or perhaps made similar stuffed mushrooms? If you have, please let us know in the comments what you thought and if you have any suggestions!

We hope you enjoyed this recipe and please feel free to share it with your friends and family.

Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese on a granite serving platter.

Crispy Button Mushrooms with Herbs & Melted Cheese

Joss D
With this recipe, it’s as easy as chopping your ingredients, sauteing the filling, stuffing the mushroom caps, and letting them bake until the cheese is melted and golden.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 24 mushrooms
Calories 26 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion - minced
  • 24 mushrooms - scrubbed clean, stems separated from the caps, stems finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove - minced
  • 1 tsp. dried herbs - recommended: thyme and oregano
  • 4 tbsp. Parmesan cheese - grated
  • thyme stems - to decorate
  • salt and pepper - to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Heat butter in a small frying pan over low heat.
  • Sauté the onion until golden brown (about 15 minutes). Add the chopped mushroom stems and stir often.
  • Add the garlic, herbs, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Fill each mushroom with the stuffing, and place on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle grated parmesan cheese over each mushroom.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese browns a little. Allow to cool for 5 minutes or so before serving. Garnish with thyme.

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Nutrition

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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