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Stuffed Asiago-Basil Mushrooms Recipe

Stuffed Asiago-Basil Mushrooms Recipe

Don't like mushrooms? Guess again…you will now! These pretty appetizers taste divine. For a main dish, double the filling and use large portobellos. (This recipe was first place winner in the Mushrooms Every Day, Every Way contest "Inspiring Appetizers" category.) —Lorraine Caland, Thunder Bay, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 24 baby portobello mushrooms (about 1 pound), stems removed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves, stems removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place mushroom caps in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 10 minutes. Meanwhile, place mayonnaise, Asiago cheese, basil and pepper in a food processor; process until blended.
  • 2. Drain juices from mushrooms. Fill each with 1 rounded teaspoon mayonnaise mixture; top each with a tomato half.
  • 3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. If desired, top with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed mushroom (calculated without Parmesan cheese) equals 35 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.