Cheesy Portobello Mushrooms

Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Meaty, flavorful cheese stuffed portobello mushrooms are roasted in olive oil, then stuffed with cheese and heated until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword portobello
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 195kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw


  • 2 portobello mushrooms
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • ΒΌ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 oz shredded sharp cheddar


  • Heat broiler on high. Set oven rack in the middle of oven.
  • Wipe the mushrooms clean with a damp paper towel. Gently twist off or the stem of each mushroom. Holding each mushroom in one hand, use a spoon to gently scrape out the gills.
  • Spray the mushrooms with olive oil all over. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne pepper.
  • Broil 5 minutes per side, until just tender.
  • Drain, then place gill side down on paper towels for 10 minutes to drain completely.
  • Fill the mushrooms with cheese. Broil just until cheese is melted, directly beneath the heat element, 1-2 minutes.
  • Allow to rest 5 minutes on paper towels, then serve.


Serving: 1mushroom | Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 321mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g