Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms
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Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

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Between the pesto overflowing with basil and olive oil, the juicy ripe tomatoes, and the richer flavor of the mushrooms, this is an appetizer to go with any Italian-inspired food you can dream up.

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Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms
Nutrition Info Print Recipe
  • Prep: 10 m
  • Cook: 10 m
  • Total: 20 m
  • Servings:


  • 12 large cremini mushrooms stems removed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra-virgin
  • 1/2 tomato seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Brush the mushrooms on both sides with olive oil and season with sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  2. Heat a large skillet over a medium heat and cook the mushrooms 5 minutes on each side, or until just tender.
  3. Fill each mushroom with about a teaspoon of pesto sauce.
  4. Top with the diced tomato.
  5. Serve immediately!
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