These Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms might just be better than pizza August 26, 2016

by Radoslaw Holewa Our Cooking tools Estimated reading time: 1 minute

We know, we know, big call. But honestly, we think we’re in love. 

cheesy stuffed mushrooms

This recipe is so simple we can’t believe we hadn’t thought of it before. Tasty portobello mushrooms topped with mozzarella, tomato, basil and balsamic vinegar? It’s a match made in heaven.

The best part about these little parcels of Italian delights is that they’re ready in less than 10 minutes. Right?!

Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms


4 large portobello mushrooms, stalks removed
50g butter
1 bunch basil, half chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 handful cherry tomatoes, halved
200g bocconcini or mozzarella
balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the grill on your oven to 190°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. On a medium-high heat, melt the butter. Then stir through the garlic and half of the bunch of basil leaves, chopped. Brush the surface of the mushrooms with basil butter.
  3. Tear up the bocconcini and layer with the tomatoes in the mushrooms.
  4. Grill for 8 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and season with salt and pepper to taste. Delicious!

cheesy stuffed mushrooms

We love this easy cheesy stuffed mushroom recipe as a starter for a low key  dinner party – prepare on trays before hand, and then grill in record time when guests arrive. When would you enjoy this portobello pizza? Let us know in the comments!

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