Stuffed Asiago-Basil Mushrooms Recipe
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Stuffed Asiago-Basil Mushrooms Recipe

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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
Featured In: 25 Fresh Basil Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 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

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer: 35 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.


  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.
Originally published as Stuffed Asiago-Basil Mushrooms in Mushrooms Every Day, Every Way

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 255744
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2016

"I loved the uniqueness of this stuffed mushroom recipe. It was a good use of the basil from the garden."

NinaVerbeena User ID: 2694702 169217
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"Very easy to make and quite tasty. My husband had been wanting me to make a portobello dish and I thought this sounded yummy. It was."

sfprincess User ID: 2695305 105212
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"I might use a little less basil next time. :)"

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