Mushroom and Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

Are you looking for a delicious and easy appetizer that will impress your guests at your next dinner party? Look no further than these Mushroom and Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms! This recipe takes the classic stuffed mushroom to a whole new level with the addition of flavorful pesto. In this blog post, we will walk you through how to make these mouthwatering appetizers step-by-step, from preparing the mushrooms to baking them to perfection. So get ready to wow your friends and family with this tasty dish!


  • 1 pound of mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup of pesto sauce
  • 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Remove the stems from the mushrooms and chop them finely.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the chopped mushroom stems, pesto sauce, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the mushroom caps, pressing down gently to pack the filling.
  5. Place the stuffed mushrooms on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the mushrooms are tender.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.


  • You can use any type of mushrooms for this recipe, but larger mushrooms work best for stuffing.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients to the filling, such as cooked bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, or pine nuts.
  • These stuffed mushrooms make a great appetizer or side dish for a dinner party.


If you want to switch up the flavors of your stuffed mushrooms, here are a few variations to try:

Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms:

Replace the pesto sauce with sautéed spinach and crumbled feta cheese for a delicious vegetarian option.

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms:

Add cooked crab meat to the filling mixture for a decadent seafood twist on this classic dish.

Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms:

For a meat-free version, omit the Parmesan cheese and add extra vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, and onions to the filling.


These mushroom and pesto stuffed mushrooms are a delicious and easy-to-make appetizer or side dish that is sure to impress your guests. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. So why not give them a try for your next gathering?