Easy Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

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


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



  • 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


  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.


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