Grilled Portobello with Mozzarella

Are you tired of the same old boring grilled vegetable dishes? Looking for a way to add some excitement to your BBQ menu? Look no further than this recipe for Grilled Portobello with Mozzarella! This dish combines the meaty texture of portobello mushrooms with gooey melted mozzarella cheese for a mouthwatering flavor explosion. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to create this delicious dish, from selecting the perfect portobello mushrooms to grilling them to perfection. So fire up the grill and get ready to impress your guests with this delectable recipe!


  • 4 large Portobello mushrooms
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Clean the Portobello mushrooms by wiping them with a damp paper towel to remove any dirt.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. Brush both sides of the mushrooms with the olive oil mixture.
  5. Place the mushrooms on the grill, gill side down, and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  6. Flip the mushrooms over and fill each cap with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  7. Cover the grill and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Remove the mushrooms from the grill and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Grilled Portobello with Mozzarella!


  • For added flavor, you can sprinkle some grated Parmesan cheese on top of the mozzarella before grilling.
  • Feel free to customize your toppings by adding sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, or fresh herbs.
  • If you don’t have a grill, you can also bake the mushrooms in the oven at 400°F for 15-20 minutes.

Health Benefits:

Portobello mushrooms are a great source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. They are low in calories and fat, making them a healthy alternative to meat. Mozzarella cheese is a good source of protein and calcium, but it should be consumed in moderation due to its high fat content. By grilling the mushrooms instead of frying them, you can reduce the amount of added oil and calories in this dish.