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Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

These easy-to-make Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect make-ahead snack or vegetarian dish. A garlic butter brushed mushroom stuffed with mozzarella, tomatoes and topped with bacon.

These easy-to-make Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect make-ahead snack or vegetarian dish. A garlic butter brushed mushroom stuffed with mozzarella, tomatoes and topped with bacon.

Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

I love to make anything that is quick, easy, and packed full of flavor. It is also something that can be made in bulk and can be taken to work with me easily the next day.

One of my family’s most favorite dishes is anything with Caprese. In case you did not know, Caprese is pretty much fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. Sometimes, people will add balsamic vinegar or olive oil to their Caprese.

Easy Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

There are so many things that can be made with a simple Caprese recipe. One of our favorites is a Caprese Chicken. In this post, I am going to be sharing with you a new recipe, Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms. This recipe combines two of my favorite things; Caprese and mushrooms.

These easy-to-make Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect make-ahead snack or vegetarian dish. A garlic butter brushed mushroom stuffed with mozzarella, tomatoes and topped with bacon.

Make Ahead Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

What I love most about recipes like this is that they can be made in a snap. Since I am a single mom, anything that can be made quickly is a plus in my book. If one child does not like the basil, I can either omit it in their portion, if another wants gouda instead of mozzarella,

I can make that happen too! My Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms are so easy to make and can be made ahead of time for parties, lunch, freezer sides, and more!

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Caprese Mushrooms Tips

  • Spread parmesan cheese over the mushrooms to amp up the cheesiness
  • Use cheese from the deli
  • shred your own parmesan cheese

This is such an easy stuffed mushroom recipe it really doesn’t take much to throw it together. Bump up the flavor of the stuffed mushrooms by adding more spices to make all your own.

Stuffed Caprese Mushroom Ingredients

  • 8 Mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsps butter
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 cup American cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup cooked and chopped bacon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

A simple stuffed caprese mushroom recipe that only uses 7 ingredients. Use small mushrooms or large mushrooms this versatile recipe for an easy make ahead stuffed mushroom dish.

Preparing the Garlic Butter Mushrooms

To start we will need to peel the garlic cloves and minced them. I personally like to buy my garlic pre-peeled from my local Asian market. However if you only have whole garlic cloves, just give those cloves a nice loving smash with your knife them go to down with them. In a small bowl mix the garlic with butter and melt in the microwave.

How to make Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

Cut the tomatoes into cubes, place in a bowl with the American cheese, and sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Using a small spoon or with your fingers, fill the mushrooms with the cheese and tomato mix and top with the bacon.

Bake Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

Set the mushrooms on a baking dish and take it to the oven. Bake, as directed on the recipe card or until the cheese, melts down. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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More Snack Ideas

Looking for more snack ideas? Try some of my delicious snack and appetizer recipes on my blog. Serve up an easy buffalo chicken dip that you can make in the Instant Pot. Or homemade Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs that will make you the talk of the party!

Yield: 8

Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms

These easy-to-make Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect make-ahead snack or vegetarian dish. A garlic butter brushed mushroom stuffed with mozzarella, tomatoes and topped with bacon.

Ingredients

  • 8 Mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsps butter
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup American cheese, cut into cubes
  • ½ Cup cooked and chopped bacon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Peel the garlic cloves and minced them.
  3. In a small bowl mix the garlic with butter and melt in the microwave.
  4. Remove the stems from the mushrooms, and smear the mushrooms with the garlic butter. Set aside.
  5. Cut the tomatoes into cubes, place in a bowl with the American cheese, and sprinkle salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Fill the mushrooms with the cheese and tomato mix and top with the bacon.
  7. Set the mushrooms on a baking dish and take it to the oven.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese melts down.
  9. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 186Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 613mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 9g

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