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Grilled Portobellos with Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Grilled Portobellos with Mozzarella Salad Recipe

These colorful mushrooms are so filling, they're almost a meal in themselves. They can also be served with a small garden salad or as a hearty side dish. —Sarah Vasques, Milford, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 large portobello mushrooms (4 to 4-1/2 inches), stems removed
  • Cooking spray


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; cover and chill until serving.
  • 2. Spritz mushrooms with cooking spray. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill mushrooms, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until tender. Spoon 1/2 cup tomato mixture into each mushroom cap. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 133 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

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PMFB User ID: 4236444 124949
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"These were quite good.....And I don't even like mushrooms! I will make them again."

ipperwash67 User ID: 3730031 185495
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"This was absolutely delicious!!!!!!!"

anglhart User ID: 4077564 210847
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2012

"i cant wait to make these but im gonna use cilantro in place of the basil not a big fan of basil also gonna rub the muchrooms with olive oil instead of spraying although u can use olive oil spray or canola instead of vegetable just healthier thanks for the awesome recipe"

a1kidsmom User ID: 142391 144496
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

"I absolutely loved this recipe. The only change I made was using 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar."

jeannenicholson User ID: 5012811 182028
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"I didn't want to fire up the grill, so I broiled them for 4 minutes, turned them over, added the filling and broiled for another 3 minutes. It melted the cheese and brought out the sweetness of the tomatoes. It was awesome!"

SharonColyer User ID: 2980895 115456
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"Can't wait to try. Just wanted to say olive oil does come as a cooking spray, if you desire to buy it that way. As does canola, for those who consider it safe."

m.holdgreve User ID: 5315499 210846
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2010

"I just tried this and it was amazing! I sprayed the broiler with the cooking spray instead of the mushroom, added chopped cilantro and light balsalmic vinegar dressing. Made a wonderful lunch1"

Juansmom User ID: 4627977 105416
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2010

"Cooking spray? Really? We can't think of a healthier way to grill these portobellos? How about a quick brush, spritz or even a drizzle of olive oil?"

by020139 User ID: 3900565 99211
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2010

"Absolutely delicious! The cheese starts to melt and the flavors just meld together! Such a simple delightful recipe."

3littledogs User ID: 3047289 182021
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"This is really good! The only thing I did was I placed all the other items on the mushrooms when I was cooking them and I did not turn them over. This was great!!!"

paganem User ID: 3853429 115452
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2009

"This was a great recipe.It was tasty & easy to make. I put it on the center grill on my stove. My daughter, who is slowly becoming vegetarian loved them. I'm definately an omnivore and enjoyed them slow. Keep these types of recipes coming."

suzycreamcheese_MI User ID: 264801 105415
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2009

"DEFINITELY on the top of to-try!


wisconsinashes User ID: 4295934 115369
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2009

"This was amazing! I can definitely eat healthier with a recipe like this!!"

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