Healthy Portobello Mushroom Recipes

Find healthy, delicious portobello mushroom recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Cheesy Portobello Chicken Cutlets with Broccoli

A savory mushroom mixture sits atop these healthy chicken cutlets before a layer of Gruyère gets added, creating a cheesy, delicious main dish.
By Laura Kanya

Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 4.67 stars 10
We've taken the key ingredients of the popular caprese salad--tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil--and piled them into portobello mushroom caps to make a delicious and satisfying vegetarian main dish.

Spinach & Artichoke-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 4.6 stars 6
Stuffed mushrooms and spinach-artichoke dip come together in this quick vegetarian recipe. Serve these cheesy stuffed mushrooms with a big salad for a satisfying and healthy dinner.

Mediterranean Portobello Mushroom Pizzas with Arugula Salad

Roasted portobello mushrooms stand in for pizza crust in these comforting individual "pizzas." An easy arugula side salad makes a vibrant accompaniment.

Broccoli with Balsamic Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars 2
Just a touch of butter adds silkiness to the balsamic sauce that coats broccoli and meaty mushrooms in this easy broccoli side dish recipe.

Roasted Portobello Caps

Rating: 4.23 stars 5
Think of a jumbo stuffed mushroom without all the high-fat ingredients but with all the flavor. Serve these alongside grilled chicken breasts or a juicy steak.

Greek Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars 2
A mixture of tomatoes, spinach, feta, olives and fresh oregano gives portobellos a Mediterranean vibe in this healthy stuffed mushroom recipe. Serve these along with chicken, fish or tofu as a super-satisfying side dish, or add a hearty salad and make them the centerpiece of a vegetarian dinner.

Mushroom-Quinoa Veggie Burgers with Special Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 2
These hearty mushroom, black bean and quinoa veggie burgers are a healthy and satisfying homemade alternative to store-bought veggie burgers. And they take just 25 minutes of active time to prep, so while they're special enough for entertaining, they're quick enough for weeknight dinners.

Mushroom Shawarma with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 1
The bold spices and cooling and creamy tahini-yogurt sauce make these vegetarian pitas a home run for lunch or dinner. The meaty, umami-rich mushrooms do enough heavy lifting so that you don't miss the meat at all.

Cheese-&-Spinach-Stuffed Portobellos

Rating: 4.62 stars 35
Here we take the elements of a vegetarian lasagna filling--ricotta, spinach and Parmesan cheese--and nestle them into roasted portobello mushroom caps. The recipe works best with very large portobello caps; if you can only find smaller ones, buy one or two extra and divide the filling among all the caps. Serve with a tossed salad and a whole-wheat dinner roll or spaghetti tossed with marinara sauce.

Mushroom Jerky

Rating: 5 stars 2
This vegan version of beef jerky has the same level of smoky spice you'd expect from the real thing. It can be enjoyed as a snack or on top of a salad for a jolt of meaty, umami goodness. It's also a great snack to take camping! The mushrooms stay pretty chewy (no crunch except for some of the crispy ends); this method is a great option if you don't have a dehydrator.

Basil Pesto Pasta with Grilled Vegetables

Rating: 5 stars 2
This dish is an easy way to turn grilled vegetables into a satisfying meal, thanks to hearty whole-grain pasta and a quick homemade pesto.
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Inspiration and Ideas

19 Meaty Portobello Mushroom Recipes Without the Meat
Whether seared, stuffed or sautéed, these satisfying mushrooms make for delicious main dishes, and they even level up your intake of nutrients like vitamin D, selenium and potassium.

Turkey-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars
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We use portobello caps to make these dinner-sized stuffed mushrooms that are big on flavor without being overly rich. Rather than the traditional sausage filling, this recipe calls for lean ground turkey blended with fresh herbs and spices, topped with golden, melted fontina cheese. Add a tossed salad and a slice of crusty whole-grain bread to complete the meal.