Sausage Mushroom Caps

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.

Yield: Serves 12
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Recipe Time

Minutes: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 73
  • Calories from fat: 70%
  • Protein: 2.8g
  • Fat: 5.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.5g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Sodium: 116mg
  • Cholesterol: 9mg


  • 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. 1. Preheat broiler. Rinse mushrooms. Scoop out stems with a small spoon and save for another use.
  2. 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. 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.
  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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

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