Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

How To Make Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

These portobello mushrooms are stuffed with tomatoes and cheese and glazed with garlic butter for a hearty dish that’s low carb and deliciously healthy.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



For Garlic Butter:

  • 2tbspbutter
  • 2garlic cloves,crushed
  • 1tbspparsley,freshly chopped

For Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms:

  • 6large portobello mushrooms,stem removed, washed and dried thoroughly with a paper towel
  • 6fresh mozzarella cheese balls,sliced thinly
  • 1cupgrape tomatoes,or cherry, sliced thinly
  • fresh basil,shredded to garnish

For Balsamic Glaze:

  • ¼cupbalsamic vinegar
  • 2tspbrown sugar,optional


Garlic Butter:

  1. Combine all of the garlic butter ingredients together in a small saucepan (or microwave safe bowl), and melt until garlic is fragrant.

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms:

  1. Preheat oven to grill/broil settings on high heat. Arrange oven shelf to the middle of the oven.

  2. Brush the bottoms of each mushroom and place them, buttered side down, on a baking tray.

  3. Flip and brush any remaining garlic over the insides of each cap.

  4. Fill each mushroom with the mozzarella slices and tomatoes, and grill/broil for about 8 minutes or until cheese has melted and golden in color.

  5. To serve, top with the basil, drizzle with the balsamic glaze and sprinkle with salt to taste.

Balsamic Glaze:

  1. Combine sugar and vinegar in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to the boil.

  2. Reduce heat to low. Allow to simmer for 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture has thickened and reduced to a glaze. If not using sugar, allow to reduce for 12 to 15 minutes on low heat.


  • Calories: 170.45kcal
  • Fat: 11.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.64g
  • Fiber: 1.95g
  • Sugar: 6.63g
  • Protein: 9.08g
  • Cholesterol: 35.36mg
  • Sodium: 216.96mg
  • Calcium: 176.76mg
  • Potassium: 549.03mg
  • Iron: 0.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 103.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.15mg
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