Introduction: How to Make Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

About: Hey y'all! My name is Lydia and I want to share my passion for cooking/baking with everyone!

If you love mushrooms and cheese, you’ll love these Parmesan stuffed mushrooms. This is a surprisingly easy recipe, packed full of flavor. The stuffing has cream cheese, herbs, garlic and breadcrumbs. The mushrooms are stuffed and then baked. Once baked, I dare you to eat only one because I doubt just eating one will satisfy your hunger. If this sounds like a recipe you would like to make, follow along step by step and check out my video tutorial. Let’s go!


Step 1: Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lb. baby mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter (29 g)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs (30 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder (1 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (1 g)
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for topping (45 g)
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley (5 g)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped thyme (2 g)

Step 2: Prepare Baking Sheet

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray. Clean mushrooms.

Step 3: Remove Mushroom Stems

Remove stems from mushrooms and place mushroom caps on baking sheet. Roughly chop stems.

Step 4: Cook Mushroom Stems

In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add chopped mushrooms stems and cook until most of the moisture is out this takes about 5 minutes.

Step 5: Add Garlic

Add garlic and cook until fragrant about 30 seconds to a minute be careful to not burn the garlic.

Step 6: Toast Breadcrumbs

Add breadcrumbs and let toast slightly, 3 minutes. You will see that the breadcrumbs gets golden brown. Make sure you are stirring so the breadcrumbs don't burn.

Step 7: Season With Spices

Season with onion powder, ground cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Whisk until everything is combined.

Step 8: Slightly Cool

Remove from heat and let cool slightly, add this mixture to a large bowl.

Step 9: Add Cheeses and Herbs

Add Parmesan, cream cheese, parsley, and thyme to mushroom mixture. Combine ingredients until combined. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.

Step 10: Fill Mushroom Caps

Fill mushroom caps with filling and sprinkle with more Parmesan.

Step 11: Bake

Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the mushrooms are piping hot and liquid starts to form under caps.

Step 12: Enjoy!

Enjoy these hot!

Step 13: Video Tutorial

If you want to watch the video tutorial, watch it here!