Main Dishes Recipes — By Ben on 20 January 2011
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I love mushrooms, but I don’t cook mushrooms very often. It’s one of those things that you can’t explain yourself. If I love something so much, how come I don’t eat it more often… Anyway, my dad surprised me the other day with a 4-pack of portobello mushrooms. I opened the fridge one night and there they were, looking pretty and delicious. The following morning my mom asked how we were going to prepare them. I remembered that three years ago I made these stuffed portobello mushrooms and they were so delicious, but this time I let my mom come up with the filling and, of course, she didn’t disappoint.

Portobello mushroom


Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
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Recipe type: Main
 
Note: You might want to add a little bit of jalapenos or chipotle peppers to give it a little kick.
Ingredients
  • •4 portobello mushrooms, washed and without the stems
  • •2 TBSP olive oil
  • •1/2 large onion, chopped
  • •2 garlic cloves, minced
  • •500 gr (1/2 lb) ground beef
  • •2 bell peppers, chopped
  • •250 gr (1/2 lb) tomatoes, chopped
  • •1/2 cup raisins
  • •chopped parsley
  • •4 TBSP butter
  • •1 cup mozzarella cheese (I used “Mexican Manchego” cheese), grated
  • •1/8 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan sautee onions in olive oil. Add garlic and ground beef and cook until brown. Chop the stems of the mushrooms and add them to the meat.
  2. Add bell peppers, tomatoes, raisins and parsley. Season to taste.
  3. Cook for about 25 minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  4. Turn the mushrooms upside down and place 1 TBSP of butter on each one. Stuff with the meat.
  5. Mix cheeses in a medium bowl and top the mushrooms with it.
  6. Broil for about 10 minutes (if the mushrooms are small it will take less time) or until the mushrooms are tender and the cheese brown and beautiful.
  7. Serve over lettuce leaves and enjoy.


Stuffed portobellos

¡Buen provecho!

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grew up around food. His family owned a restaurant in Mexico City and he spent a big deal of his childhood helping and learning after school the art of creating delicious dishes from simple ingredients. He created this blog to share his kitchen adventures with the world.

(18) Readers Comments

  1. Ben this is soo good….I just love portobello's. You stuffed this just right. Que rico chico!

  2. Ben! I love these posts of you and your mom partnering up on the cooking! :) So cool!

  3. It has only been in a past year or so that mt palatae has changed and I enjoy mushrooms. I would love to try stuffed portobellos Ben!

  4. Those look so tasty! Matt has finally decided he likes mushrooms so now I can make things like this!

  5. I love stuffed portobello mushrooms and I am extra glad to see that you are using local cheese.

  6. It looks really good. I came across your site from the foodieblogroll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this portabella mushroom widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about recipes for portabella mushroom,Thanks!

    • Hi Alisa, I've added the widget. What's the next step?

  7. i have to travel to whole foods (about 45 minutes) to get portobella mushrooms. the ones in our grocery store are gross. so you can imagine how amazing this photo looks to me.

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