Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms


These spinach stuffed portobello mushroom make a wonderful appetizer or small plate. For the latter, you can serve them with a fresh salad tossed in lemon vinaigrette.

Dairy-Free Spinach Stuffed Mushroom Recipe with Vegan and Gluten-free OptionsPhoto by Kimberly KV

Special Diet Notes: Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, optionally gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and optionally vegan and vegetarian.

Dairy-Free Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
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These can be prepared up to a day in advance and refrigerated. Just bake when it's time to eat!
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4 servings
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 slices bacon or vegan bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves
  • ½ cup dairy-free breadcrumbs (gluten-free, if needed), divided
  • Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 4 large portobello mushrooms or 12 baby bellas, stemmed
  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Lay the pine nuts on a baking sheet and bake for 3 to 4 minutes, until just beginning to color. Keep a close eye to avoid burning.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and bacon and fry until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the spinach leaves, cover the pan and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until the leaves wilt.
  4. Place the cooked spinach mixture between two plates and squeeze out as much water as you can. Chop the cooked spinach roughly and place it in a medium bowl. Add the toasted pine nuts, ¼ cup breadcrumbs, nutmeg, salt, and pepper and stir to combine. Divide the spinach mixture between the mushrooms.
  5. In a small bowl, toss the remaining ¼ cup breadcrumbs with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle the oiled breadcrumbs over the filling.
  6. Place the stuffed mushrooms on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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