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Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms

Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 12 1x


Embark, on an adventure with our Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms, where humble Baby Bella mushrooms are transformed into flavor explosions. These tasty treats are wrapped in an embrace featuring an herb-infused filling that dances on your taste buds. What sets them apart is the crunchiness achieved by coating each mushroom cap in a tantalizing mixture of parmesan and panko breadcrumbs. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or enjoying a night, at home these stuffed mushrooms will transport you to culinary bliss. Treat your senses. Elevate your appetizer game with this unforgettable dish.



24 Baby Bella Mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed

2 teaspoons Olive Oil

1 Shallot, minced

3 cloves Garlic, minced

8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened

1 teaspoon Sea Salt

1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper

1 teaspoon Thyme

1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes

2 cups Parmesan Cheese

1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs (substitute with pork panko if desired)


Prepare the mushrooms: Start by cleaning 24 Baby Bella mushrooms making sure to remove the stems to create room for the filling. Make sure to dry them thoroughly.

Cook the filling: In a skillet sauté 1 minced shallot and diced mushroom stems in 2 teaspoons of olive oil until they become soft and tender. Then add 3 cloves of garlic. Continue cooking for another 1 to 2 minutes before removing from heat.

Create the filling: In a bowl mix the sautéed mixture with 8 ounces of softened cream cheese along with 1 teaspoon of sea salt 1/2 teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon of thyme and finally add in half a teaspoon of red pepper flakes.

Coat the mushrooms: Combine 1 cup of panko bread crumbs with 2 cups of Parmesan cheese in a bowl. Proceed by filling each mushroom with the cream cheese mixture; make sure to overfill them. Afterward dip the tops into the panko and Parmesan mixture.

Smoke or bake: You have two options you can smoke your stuffed mushrooms at a temperature of around 250°F for approximately an hour and a half or bake them in an oven preheated to about 350°F for about 20 to 25 minutes until they turn tender and achieve that beautiful golden brown color on top.

Serve and enjoy: Once done smoking or baking arrange your Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms nicely on a platter. Indulge in their combination of creamy filling paired with those smoky flavors! These can be enjoyed as either an appetizer or, as a side dish.


To ensure our Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms are suitable, for those following a diet you can easily replace the regular panko bread crumbs, with gluten-free breadcrumbs or crushed gluten-free crackers. This straightforward modification retains the satisfying crispiness while guaranteeing that everyone can relish these stuffed mushrooms no matter their choices. Feel free to prepare a variation of this crowd-pleasing recipe and indulge in the delightful smoky flavors without any concerns!

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes