5-Ingredient Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

5-Ingredient Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms


Five ingredients and one bowl are all you need for these creamy, flavor-packed Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms.


  • 12 cremini mushrooms (large)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 6 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 375° F.
  2. 2Line a square baking pan with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. 3Carefully remove the stems from the mushrooms and discard or save for an alternative use.
  4. 4Arrange the mushrooms in the baking pan with the cavities facing up. Set aside.
  5. 5Place the cream cheese, pesto sauce, and Parmesan cheese in a mixing bowl.
  6. 6Beat with a hand mixer on medium speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  7. 7Using a small spoon, fill each mushroom with a scant Tablespoon of the pesto cream cheese.
  8. 8Top each mushroom with a heaping teaspoon of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  9. 9Transfer the baking pan to the preheated oven.
  10. 10Bake for 20-23 minutes, until the mushrooms have released some of their juices and the cheese is bubbly and golden brown.
  11. 11Remove the pan from the oven. Allow the mushrooms to cool for 5-10 minutes before plating and serving.
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