Sausage Mushroom Caps

Sausage Mushroom Caps Recipe

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker

These sausage-stuffed mushrooms are the perfect 1-bite party food and are always a crowd pleaser. Use spicy sausage for more kick.


Serves 12

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Recipe Time

Minutes: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 73
Caloriesfromfat 70 %
Protein 2.8 g
Fat 5.7 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Carbohydrate 2.5 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 116 mg
Cholesterol 9 mg


24 medium-size button or cremini mushrooms (about 1 lb. total)
1/3 pound seasoned bulk pork sausage
3 tablespoons seasoned dried bread crumbs
About 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
24 flat-leaf parsley leaves


1. Preheat broiler. Rinse mushrooms. Scoop out stems with a small spoon and save for another use.

2. In a small bowl, mix sausage with bread crumbs. Mound sausage mixture in mushrooms, then place, filled side up, in a rimmed 10- by 15-in. baking pan.

3. Broil 6 to 7 in. from heat until sausage is well browned, about 5 minutes. Lift mushrooms onto a platter, brush with oil, and top with parsley leaves.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.


Use a spicy sausage if you want these little bites to have a kick.

December 2009
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