Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Mozzarella

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Mozzarella

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These stuffed mushrooms make a perfect starter or serve with some brown rice and salad as a main course! We have included bacon but simply leave it out if you are vegetarian.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time50 minutes


  • 4 Large brown mushrooms
  • 15 ml Sunflower oil
  • 5 Rashers bacon, rind removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 KNORR Chicken Stock Pot
  • 1 cup Fresh breadcrumbs
  • 75 ml Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 Lemon, zest only
  • 125 ml Mozzarella cheese, grated


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  • Trim stalks from mushrooms (do not discard the stalks) then place mushroom caps, gill-side up, in the baking dish. Finely chop stalks and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat then add the bacon and onion and cook for about 3 minutes or until onion softens.
  • Add chopped mushroom stalks, stir in KNORR Chicken Stock Pot and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are golden. Add breadcrumbs and cook for 2 minutes, if the mixture is a little dry add some water to slightly moisten then remove pan from heat.
  • Stir in parsley, 1 tsp lemon rind and grated mozzarella cheese. Season with black pepper then spoon bacon mixture onto mushrooms.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden then serve.