Easy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

Hellooooo…pesto!

Was needing a quick and easy appetizer the other day, and (as often seems to be the case) was craving pesto.  So decided to just make a batch of easy pesto stuffed mushrooms!  It is hardly a recipe to post — just mushrooms, your favorite pesto, and you can top them with a variety of little garnishes.  But they were so cute and delicious that I thought they were worth sharing.

I’m counting down the days until I can start growing basil plants again.  Summer is almost here!!!

Print
clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon facebook facebook icon print print icon squares squares icon heart heart icon heart solid heart solid icon

Easy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 -6 servings 1x

Description

If you are a fan of pesto, and flavorful mushrooms and all things Italian, you will love this Easy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms recipe!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 lb. baby bella or button mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite pesto, either homemade or storebought
  • (optional) Panko breadcrumbs
  • optional garnishes: shaved Parmesan and/or toasted pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, or preheat a smoker.
  2. Carefully remove and discard the stems of the mushrooms, then clean to remove any dirt with a damp cloth. Fill mushroom cavity with pesto (approx. 1/2 teaspoon). Top with a pinch of Panko if desired. Bake or smoke for about 15 minutes, until the mushrooms are cooked and the filling is warm.
  3. Garnish with Parmesan and/or toasted pine nuts.

Notes

These would also be delicious with some crumbled cooked Italian sausage or crabmeat mixed in with the pesto.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating

21 comments on “Easy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms”

  1. I love stuffed mushrooms and I love pesto! These look so yummy

  2. Love these, Ali! Perfect appetizer, or weeknight snack!

  3. YES! Pesto is the besto!! :) I love pesto stuffed mushrooms! Easy entertaining {or just a delicious snack for the fam!}
    Beautiful!!

  4. adorable! and about as easy as it gets!!

    i’m with you–so ready for fresh herbs in my backyard again!

  5. Oh my this looks crazy good. Creative twist on a classic recipe. Nice.

  6. Okay wow these look insanely good! Love the crabmeat suggestion. Pesto + mushrooms are so good together!

  7. How many does this feed?

  8. Pingback: Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms | Rachel baked.

  9. Pingback: Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms | daily-pins.com

  10. Pingback: Homemade Pesto + 10 Recipes Using Pesto - Megan Brooke Handmade

  11. Pingback: Easy Appetizers With Only Three Ingredients Or Less! | WORLD Warotter

  12. Pingback: 21 Easy Appetizers With Three Ingredients Or Less | Low Boredom

  13. Pingback: 3つの成分による、または、より21の簡単な前菜でない | 男は美味しいご飯に弱い!最新モテ料理・肉料理! 女子は必見!

  14. Pingback: 5 Easy Party Appetizers -

  15. Pingback: 3-Ingredient Party Appetizers - Langton Communications

  16. Pingback: 8 Easy Holiday Appetizers For Your Party

  17. Pingback: Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe Collection - Party & Gift Ideas

  18. Pingback: The Best Stuffed Mushroom Recipes - The Appetizer Chick