Elegant Stuffed Mushrooms

Elevate your appetizer game with these Elegant Stuffed Mushrooms. Bursting with a savory mixture of herbs, cheese, and breadcrumbs, these bite-sized delights are perfect for entertaining guests or simply treating yourself to a taste of gourmet indulgence. Get ready to impress with this straightforward yet exquisite stuffed mushrooms recipe.


  • 24 large white mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (optional, for topping)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


Step 1: Prepare the Mushrooms

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Clean the mushrooms and carefully remove the stems, creating a hollow space for the stuffing. Set aside.

Step 2: Prepare the Filling

  1. In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, chopped parsley, minced garlic, and olive oil.
  2. Mix the ingredients until well combined. The mixture should have a slightly moist texture.
  3. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust according to your preference.

Step 3: Stuff the Mushrooms

  1. Take each mushroom cap and generously fill it with the breadcrumb mixture. Press the filling gently to ensure it adheres.
  2. Place the stuffed mushrooms on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 4: Optional Cheese Topping

  1. If you desire an extra layer of gooey goodness, sprinkle a bit of shredded mozzarella cheese on top of each stuffed mushroom.

Step 5: Bake to Perfection

  1. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender, and the filling is golden brown.

Step 6: Garnish and Serve

  1. Once out of the oven, sprinkle freshly chopped parsley over the stuffed mushrooms for a burst of color and freshness.
  2. Arrange the stuffed mushrooms on a serving platter and serve immediately.


  • Experiment with different cheeses for the filling or topping, such as goat cheese or Gruyère, to add unique flavors.
  • For a bit of heat, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the filling mixture.
  • These stuffed mushrooms can be prepared in advance. Simply refrigerate them before baking and pop them in the oven when ready.

These Elegant Stuffed Mushrooms are not just a treat for the taste buds but also a visually appealing appetizer that adds a touch of sophistication to any gathering. Whether served at a cocktail party or as a starter for a special dinner, these mushrooms are sure to disappear quickly, leaving everyone craving for more.

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