Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Quinoa stuffed portobello mushrooms are a healthy and hearty vegetarian dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. The dish is easy to prepare, and the combination of quinoa, mushrooms, and cheese makes it a satisfying and delicious meal.

As a child, I always had a fascination with mushrooms. I loved the earthy taste and meaty texture that mushrooms offered. As I grew older, I started experimenting with different ways to cook mushrooms, and that's how I stumbled upon this recipe for quinoa stuffed portobello mushrooms. The recipe is a perfect blend of flavors and textures, and it quickly became one of my favorite dishes to make.


  • 4 large portobello mushrooms
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Remove the stems from the portobello mushrooms and scrape out the gills with a spoon. Set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil. Add the quinoa and reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until the quinoa is fully cooked.
  4. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until the onion is translucent.
  5. Add the cooked quinoa, parsley, salt, and black pepper to the skillet and stir to combine.
  6. Fill each portobello mushroom with the quinoa mixture and place them on a baking sheet.
  7. Sprinkle each mushroom with parmesan cheese and shredded mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the mushrooms are tender.

Serving Suggestions

Quinoa stuffed portobello mushrooms are perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. They are a great vegetarian option that is both filling and delicious. Serve them with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal. They are also a great appetizer option for parties and gatherings. Enjoy!

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