Baked Stuffed Mushrooms With Cheese Recipe

Easy to prepare appetizing mushrooms baked with a filling of cheese, pesto and herbs.

Archana Doshi
Baked Stuffed Mushrooms With Cheese Recipe
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The Baked Stuffed Mushrooms with Cheese Recipe is a simple quick and easy recipe that you can serve as an appetizer for parties or even a tea time snack. The mushrooms stuffed with cottage cheese when grilled makes is soft juicy and delicious. You can flavor the cheese with a variety of seasonings, but my personal favorite is the sun dried tomato pesto or the basil pesto.

Here are a few more party appetizer recipes that you can also try

  1. Sichuan Style Chilli Potato Recipe
  2. Grilled Tofu Satay Recipe (Wrapped in Lettuce with Peanut Dipping Sauce)
  3. Provencal Style Grilled Stuffed Tomato Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Appetizer
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Baking Sheet
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

45 M


4-5 Servings


  • 15 Portobello mushrooms , or button mushrooms, stemmed
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , or ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Homemade Basil Pesto , (basil pesto or sundried tomato pesto)
  • 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese , freshly grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cayenne Pepper , to taste

How to make Baked Stuffed Mushrooms With Cheese Recipe

  1. To begin making the Baked Stuffed Mushrooms with Cheese Recipe, preheat the oven to 200 C. 

  2. In a large bowl combine the cottage cheese, pesto, salt and cayenne pepper. Keep aside.  

  3. Coat the baking sheet / tray with about 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spoon the cheese filling into the mushroom cavities and arrange on the baking sheet, cavity side up.

  4. Sprinkle the cheese on the all the stuffed mushrooms and bake until the mushrooms are tender and the filling is heated through and golden on top, about 25 minutes.

  5. Baked Stuffed Mushrooms with Cheese as an appetizer for your parties, along with other appetizers.