Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

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Layla December 16, 2020

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

Serves:

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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.

Nutrition

  • 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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