The Ultimate Stuffed Mushroom

301  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 35 min total
  • Makes 20 servings.

We don’t use the word "ultimate" loosely. Each one of these delectable stuffed appetizers is bursting with rich, buttery-tasting Ritz Cracker crumbs and cheesy flavor.

The Ultimate Stuffed Mushroom Recipe


  • 20 fresh mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped onions
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped red peppers
  • 14 RITZ Crackers, finely crushed (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning


  • Heat  oven to 400°F.
  • Remove  stems from mushrooms. Finely chop enough stems to measure 1/4 cup. Discard remaining stems or refrigerate for another use.
  • Melt  butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add chopped stems, onions and peppers; cook and stir until tender. Stir in cracker crumbs, cheese and seasoning; spoon into mushroom caps. Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake  15 min. or until heated through.

Recipe Tips

NoteUse mushrooms with caps that are 1-1/4 inches to 1-1/2 inches in diameter.

Make AheadMushrooms can be stuffed several hours in advance. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Bake, uncovered, at 400°F for 20 min. or until heated through.

How to Easily Stuff MushroomsWhen preparing mushrooms for stuffing, use a melon baller to carefully scoop a little mushroom flesh from each mushroom cap after removing the stem. Then, use the melon baller to easily scoop the filling mixture into the mushrooms.


Nutrition Information

Makes 20 servings.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low Sodium
  • Diabetes Center

Carb Choices


Diet Exchange

1/2 Fat

Nutrition Notes

These savory low-sodium appetizers make a great addition to a party menu.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 35 
  • Total fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated fat 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 45 mg
  • Carbohydrate 2 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Vitamin A 0 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 0 %DV
  • Iron 0 %DV

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