Three stuffed mushrooms

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 2 (makes 4-6)

Serve these easy stuffed mushrooms with melted cheese, bacon lardons and breadcrumbs alongside a simple salad and crusty bread for a quick, fuss-free dinner

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: Per serving (2)

  • kcal432
  • fat25g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein23g
  • salt2.2g
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  • 4-6 medium-large portobello mushrooms
  • 125g unsmoked bacon lardons
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • 50g medium cheddar, grated



    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…


  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Wipe the mushrooms to remove any dirt, then turn upside down and remove the stalks. Place on a baking tray top-side down.

  2. Fry the lardons for 8-10 mins until just starting to crisp up, then finely chop the shallot, mushroom stalks and garlic. Add to the bacon and fry on a moderate heat for about 5 mins until all the ingredients are cooked.

  3. Take off the heat and add the breadcrumbs and sage, then stir to make an even mixture. Spoon into the hollows of the mushrooms and sprinkle with the grated cheese.

  4. Bake for approximately 8-10 mins until the cheese has melted. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.

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Hanna Williams's picture
Hanna Williams
17th Dec, 2018
Unfortunately it was nothing special. Lacked flavour.
5th Oct, 2019
How did you change the recipe? Must have done. It is delightful.
25th Jan, 2014
Delicious. We have this as a standby for a quick, simple lunch. Also used as a starter but family prefer it for a warming quick lunch.
1st Nov, 2011
Delightful! I actually used sage and onion stuffing mix instead of sage and breadcrumbs and I used garlic puree inseatd of garlic cloves. I also froze them and cooked them from frozen. They were perfect!
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