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Keto Stuffed Mushrooms 

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These stuffed mushrooms are an extremely popular appetizer at any party that’s super easy to make and perfect for a quick snack. Soft and juicy mushrooms are stuffed with a garlicky and cheesy filling. Baked until perfection and topped with parmesan, these low carb stuffed mushrooms are always a crowd-pleaser.

keto stuffed mushrooms recipe

Mushrooms are such a versatile vegetable that can be cooked in various ways. Usually paired with chicken, I’m sure you’re going to love my Chicken Marsala or Garlic Butter Mushrooms.

These mushrooms are stuffed with a delicious combination of cheese, cream cheese, onion, garlic, and spices, making them a fantastic appetizer for any occasion. This is a great and delicious way to cook some big mushrooms that are easy to make and always a crowd favorite!

It’s perfect as a Thanksgiving Side dish, a quick snack for Super Bowl, or a Christmas Dinner appetizer. I really love appetizers that everyone can enjoy during the holidays – but not only. So if you’re looking for the best stuffed mushrooms recipe, this is the one.

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Are Mushrooms Keto?

Mushrooms are naturally low in calories and carbohydrates, making them great for any keto diet. While raw mushrooms are an amazing keto choice, 

I don’t eat them raw very often. Mushrooms are commonly used in so many delicious keto mushrooms recipes.

According to the USDA website, 1 cup of raw mushrooms provides: 

  • 2.28 grams carbs
  • 0.7 grams fiber
  • 0.2 grams of fat
  • 2.16 grams of protein

We like mushrooms, and we often eat them because they are rich in vitamins, fiber, antioxidants, and nutrients that help the immune system.

Nutritionists recommend them because they are a good source of selenium, vitamin D, and B and help us balance our blood cholesterol.

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How To Clean Mushrooms?

When it comes to cleaning mushrooms, there are many different opinions. The truth is that they can be washed when needed before cutting them, or you can also clean them using an extra-soft brush or a moist paper towel.

Ingredients for Keto Stuffed Mushrooms

Super simple and versatile, these keto stuffed mushrooms actually require just a few basic ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. We’re going to skip the breadcrumbs and make low carb stuffed mushrooms that taste incredible.

keto stuffed mushrooms ingredients
  • Mushrooms – I used medium cremini mushrooms (also called baby bella mushrooms), but you can also use white mushrooms or portobello mushrooms.
  • Olive Oil – for brushing the mushrooms. You can replace it with avocado or coconut oil.
  • Butter – make sure that you use an unsalted one; otherwise, you have to reduce the amount of salt.
  • Cream cheese – it is used to make the sauce as creamy and delicious as possible.
  • Shredded Cheese – My favorite is cheddar cheese, but you can use any shredded cheese such as mozzarella.
  • Onion & Garlic – these are used to enhance the flavor of the filling.
  • Italian seasoning- my favorite herb blend. 
  • Salt & Pepper – to taste.
  • Parmesan Cheese – to garnish, but you can also add some in the filling.

How To Make Keto Stuffed Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms are easy to make. They look good, impress guests’ attention, and quickly disappear from the plates.

  1. Clean the mushrooms very carefully, and remove the stems.
  2. Season the mushrooms with salt and pepper, then brush with olive oil.
  3. Start making the filling- First, chop the onion and mushroom stems into really small pieces.
  4. Melt the butter into a skillet, then cook the onion and mushroom stems for 5 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients and continue cooking for another 3 minutes. 
  5. Fill each mushroom cap, and generously top with the grated parmesan cheese. 
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the tops look golden and mushrooms are soft.
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Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Variations

Although this recipe is as delicious as it is, you can play with the ingredients:

  • Add some crispy bacon bits or sausage to the filling.
  • Another great idea is to wrap the mushrooms in bacon slices before baking them.
  • Use your favorite cheeses such as mozzarella, Gruyere, brie, goat cheese, or a combo of cheeses. So versatile!
  • Add some baby spinach or green onion to the filling.
  • Mix in some chopped pecans for some extra crunch.

Tips For Making The Best Stuffed Mushrooms

  1. Any large mushroom will work for this recipe; you just need to make sure they are large enough to be stuffed. Remember that mushrooms reduce in size while baking.
  2. If you want to prevent your mushrooms from getting soggy, let the filling chill before stuffing the mushrooms.
  3. Prepare your filling ingredients by chopping them into small pieces that will mix together evenly.
  4. Don’t be worried if you end up with liquid around the mushrooms after you bake them because it is absolutely normal. Mushrooms have a lot of liquid inside them, which they release during baking. 
  5. Arrange the mushrooms in a single layer to ensure they cook evenly. 
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Can I Make This Recipe In Advance?

Sure, this is another great thing about this recipe. You can prepare the mushrooms and the filling one day in advance and refrigerate them. Then when you want to eat them, bake them as directed.

Can I Make Stuffed Mushrooms On Grill?

Absolutely!! This is a great way to cook these mushrooms on those hot summer days at pool parties. All you have to do is stuff the mushrooms, then cook them on the grill for about 15 minutes.

How To Store Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Fridge: you can store this recipe in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5days.
  • Freezer: another great option for cooking this recipe is freezing them. Just place them in an airtight container and freeze for up to one month. When ready to eat, reheat in the oven or microwave for about 5 minutes.
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Serving Suggestions For This Recipe

Personally, I could eat these mushrooms as simple as they are, but they are great served as a side dish with your favorite meal. Here are some great ideas to pair these stuffed mushrooms:

Looking for More Keto Mushrooms Recipes? Try these:

keto stuffed mushrooms recipe

Keto Stuffed Mushrooms

5 from 2 votes

Prep time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Yelds 10 servings
Author Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com

Description
 

These keto stuffed mushrooms are an extremely popular appetizer at any party that's super easy to make and perfect for a quick snack. Soft and juicy mushrooms are stuffed with a garlicky and cheesy filling. Baked until perfection and topped with parmesan, these low carb stuffed mushrooms are always a crowd-pleaser.
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Ingredients
  

  • 20 large cremini mushrooms or white mushrooms
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning or thyme
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley or chives to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F/ 190°C. Lightly grease a baking pan or line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Clean the mushrooms and remove the stems. Finely mince the stems.
  • Make the stuffing- Melt the butter into a skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, mushrooms stems, and a pinch of salt. Cook, frequently stirring for about 4-5 minutes or until the onions are soft.
  • Add garlic and Italian seasoning. Cook for 2 more minutes until fragrant. Add the cream cheese and cheddar cheese and mix well.
  • Place the mushroom caps into the prepared baking pan. Brush each mushroom with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Fill the mushroom caps and top each with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake the stuffed mushrooms for 15-20 minutes. Serve with chopped fresh herbs and a bit of fresh ground black pepper on top.
Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving.
Calories
97kcal
Total Carbs
3g
Net Carbs
2g
Protein
3g
Fat
8g
Fiber
1g
Sugar
1g

How do we calculate the nutrition info?

These nutrition facts listed are determined using nutrition information from the USDA Food Database. Our nutrition facts are accurate, but if you are using different products, please make your calculations. Net carb count is calculated by subtracting both fiber and sugar alcohols because they don’t raise blood sugar.

Course Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword keto stuffed mushrooms, stuffed mushrooms
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