Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Panko Crusted Goat Cheese

June 25, 2019


Mummy is trying out a few new recipes that she and Daddy can make on our trip this summer and she wanted to let everyone know that THIS ONE is a real WINNER!  With all of the fattening food that they are sure to be eating along the way, she said they needed to have a few healthy recipes to fix in our AIRSTREAM.  This one has a few steps, but they weren’t complicated and I think you can do this!!!  This is NOT DOGGIE FRIENDLY due to the shallots that it contains so please do not let your babies eat this!!!  This is for the parents only!!!  It makes 4 large mushrooms… 1 is enough for a serving, so you can store the other 2 for lunch or dinner the next day.  Just pop them in the microwave for a minute or two to warm them up or cover in foil and re-warm in the oven.  Be careful not to burn the panko breadcrumbs on the top.  I hope that your parents enjoy these.  Mummy and Daddy really, REALLY loved them.




4 (4-inch diameter) Portobello mushrooms- trim off stem as close as possible

Extra virgin olive oil

dash of salt and pepper to season the mushrooms


2 Tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil

1 shallot, finely diced

8 ounces baby spinach, stems removed

dash of salt and pepper to season the spinach mixture to taste


2 Tablespoons unsalted butter

1 shallot, finely diced

1 garlic clove, finely minced

1/2 cup plain panko breadcrumbs

dash of salt and pepper to season the breadcrumb mixture to taste


1 Tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil

4 cloves garlic, finely minced

3 Tablespoons tomato paste

2 dried bay leaves

1 Tablespoon dried oregano

1 (28-ounce) can Italian crushed tomatoes

dash of salt and pepper to season the Marinara sauce to taste


4-ounce log of goat cheese cut into (4) 1/2″ slices



You will first need to pre-roast your portobello mushrooms.  Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.  Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat Mat.  I love using Silpat Mats for EVERYTHING and sell these in my online BOUTIQUE (they are under COOKING ACCESSORIES) if you need one.  Place the mushroom caps on your baking sheet and brush them with olive oil.  Sprinkle with a dash of salt and pepper and bake for about 20minutes or until slightly tender, but not falling apart.  If there is moisture inside of the caps after baking, carefully pick them up with a kitchen tong and dump this out.  This is expected, so don’t worry.  Set the tray of baked mushrooms aside.


While the mushrooms are baking, begin preparing your spinach.

In a large sauté pan, heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil.  Add the diced shallots and cook until lightly brown.  Add the spinach and stir until wilted down.  Sprinkle with a dash of salt and pepper and set this mixture aside.


In a small sauté pan, melt 2 Tablespoons butter over medium heat.  When it begins to bubble, add the diced shallots and stir until lightly browned.  Add the minced garlic, stirring for a few seconds.  Add the panko breadcrumbs and stir for a few minutes until they are lightly toasted.  DO NOT BURN THE BREADCRUMBS!!!  Add a dash of salt and pepper and dump the mixture into a small bowl… set aside.


To prepare your Marinara sauce, heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.  Add the garlic, stirring for about a minute…being careful not to burn it.  Add the tomato paste… stirring for another minute.  Add the dried bay leaves, oregano and crushed tomatoes… bring to a simmer.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Season with a dash of salt and pepper and remove the dried bay leaves… throw these away.  You now have a delicious HOMEMADE marinara sauce!  You can purchase Marinara Sauce in a jar if you want to skip this step, but this is sooooo easy to make that I hope you will try it at least once and see how easy and yummy it is to just make your own.


Now, to assemble your mushrooms…


Take your pan of pre-roasted mushroom caps and place a few large spoonfuls of Marinara sauce into each mushroom cap.

Put a large spoonful of the wilted spinach mixture evenly over the top of the Marinara sauce.

Take one of the 1/2″ goat cheese rounds and gently press each side into the panko breadcrumb mixture… place the cheese slice on top of the spinach mixture.

Add a little extra sprinkle of the breadcrumb mixture across each mushroom.


Bake the mushrooms at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes.  Check them at 10 minutes to make sure that the breadcrumb topping is not burning.  Remember that your mushrooms have already been pre-roasted so you mainly just want to soften the goat cheese a bit and warm up the rest of the ingredients.  A serving size is ONE mushroom and this is very filling along with a little side salad or fruit salad.  I hope that you will try it and let us know how your family liked it.  We love hearing back from our friends when you have tried our posted recipes, or the recipes from our published cookbook!




  • Susan Nicol

    25.06.2019 at 18:16 Reply

    That sounds great. I’m going to make them. Tell mommy I said thank you.
    Oliver and mommy

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 18:38 Reply

      Mummy and Daddy LOVED THEM! They are definitely going to make them this summer on our AIRSTREAM trip! I know it seems like a lot of steps but each one only took a few minutes so it really was pretty easy to whip these out! And they are HEALTHY!

  • Sandie Miller

    25.06.2019 at 18:47 Reply

    Oh these sound delicious !!! Tell Mommy that I am going to make these and thank you for sharing with us. Hugs to all..

    • Millie LaRue

      25.06.2019 at 19:06 Reply

      You are so very welcome and please let us know how you like them if you make the recipe for your family 😘😘

  • Christine Flaherty

    25.06.2019 at 18:55 Reply

    Sounds delicious Darsey, this recipe is a keeper!!! Especially for a single person…you can half it and get 2 great meals. Throw in a green salad and some french bread , oh and a glass of wine LOL

    • Millie LaRue

      25.06.2019 at 19:05 Reply

      Ohhhh yes!!!! This is sooooo easy to half or even DOUBLE!!! It is great because you realky don’t have to be EXACT with your measuring of the ingredients…. it will turn out perfectly! Let me know if you make it but I know you will love it!!!

  • Charlotte Oberschmidt

    25.06.2019 at 19:01 Reply

    Sounds great!! This one is a keeper!!!

    • Millie LaRue

      25.06.2019 at 19:03 Reply

      I think you will really love these! Please let me know what you think if you make them for your family 😘😘

  • Betty White

    25.06.2019 at 19:10 Reply

    I love mushrooms and will try this out.

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 19:13 Reply

      Ohhhhh if you love mushrooms then you will just ADORE this recipe! Please let us know if you try it out and give us a review! 😘😘

  • Lynn Davis

    25.06.2019 at 20:11 Reply

    That sounds delish! Thanks for sharing! ❤

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 20:42 Reply

      Ihope that you will give them a try. 😘❤️😘

  • Judy Alter

    25.06.2019 at 20:15 Reply

    Those look awesome.

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 20:43 Reply

      They were really delicious… that’s what my parents said, anyway! 😀

  • Jeanie Drane

    25.06.2019 at 20:49 Reply

    Wowza that sounds so good ,ur time is sure getting here fast for ur adventure,my prayers will b with u all nite and day, love u all sweet Millie, thank ur mummy gor the recipe,love to u all💗💗💗💗💗💗💗😘😘💗💗💗😘

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 21:36 Reply

      I hope that you will try the recipe and tell me how you liked it!😘😘

  • Kim Shults

    25.06.2019 at 22:42 Reply

    This sounds so yummy! I’ll have to try this recipe soon. Thanks so much for sharing!

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 22:54 Reply

      You are very welcome! Please let me know how you like them! 😘😘

  • Charlette Koger

    25.06.2019 at 22:47 Reply

    Everything Mummy eat in Paris drove my taste buds crAzy. This one won’t do that. lol
    I guess I liked all the non healthy food lots better. Tell Mummy to whip up some of them pies, cakes, and all them things I couldn’t pronounce. Safe Travels.

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 22:56 Reply

      LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL I will find a yummy dessert recipe for you!!!! 😘😘 Mummy is really REALLY missing all of those French pastries too!!!!

  • Debbie

    25.06.2019 at 22:55 Reply

    Looks delicious !

    • millie larue

      25.06.2019 at 22:57 Reply

      I hope that you will try it and report back on how you liked it! 😘❤️😘

  • Angela Cuozzo

    26.06.2019 at 00:53 Reply

    Yummmyyyyyyyy!!!!! 😘❤️😃

    • millie larue

      26.06.2019 at 01:21 Reply

      Ohhhh ms Angela I think you will love these!!! 😘❤️😘

  • Faye Lawrence

    26.06.2019 at 01:24 Reply

    Thank you for sharing this. It sounds fabulous. Have fun traveling.. I

    • millie larue

      26.06.2019 at 01:26 Reply

      You are very welcome! Let me know what your family thinks of them! 😘❤️😘

  • Mary Hamilton

    26.06.2019 at 11:07 Reply

    Thank you Millie and Mummy! Sounds like a good one to try!

    • millie larue

      26.06.2019 at 14:31 Reply

      You are very welcome.I hope that you will try them and ENJOY!

  • Fran Stanley

    26.06.2019 at 14:40 Reply

    They sound wonderful. I am definitely going to give them a try.

    • millie larue

      26.06.2019 at 14:57 Reply

      Let me know what you think about them! I hope you enjoy them as much as my parents did! 😘😘

  • Patricia L. Smith

    26.06.2019 at 14:41 Reply

    Thank you Millie and Mommy for sharing. This sounds delicious. Hope that you all enjoy your day.

    • millie larue

      26.06.2019 at 14:58 Reply

      Thank you for stopping by to see us! I hope you will try this one! Let us know what you thought about it 😘😘

  • Judy Winters

    26.06.2019 at 21:01 Reply

    Sounds Absolutely Fabulous Millie, mommy is a Great Chef‼

    • millie larue

      26.06.2019 at 22:45 Reply

      It was a really easy recipe and a yummy dinner for the parents!

  • Joan Marie Schneller

    27.06.2019 at 20:23 Reply

    This sounds yummy hope to fix them soon. Thanks for sharing.

    • millie larue

      27.06.2019 at 20:48 Reply

      Thank you… Ihope that you will let us know how you liked them! 😘😘

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