Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Total Time:

10 minutes(Preparation) / 25 minutes(Cooking)



Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Topped with Black Diamond® Old Cheddar Natural Cheese Slices, these grilled portobello mushrooms stuffed with Italian sausage and basil pesto will wow your taste buds. 


2Italian sausages, casings removed
1/4 cup (60 mL)prepared basil pesto
4large portobello mushrooms (4 inches/10 cm in diameter), stems and gills removed (hint: remove with the tip of a small spoon)
4Black Diamond® Old Cheddar Natural Cheese Slices
1jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced in rings
1/4 cup (60 mL)thinly sliced fresh basil


  1. Preheat one side of grill to medium-high heat, leaving remaining side on low heat; grease grate well. 
  2. Stir together sausage and pesto; stuff evenly into each mushroom. Place mushrooms on grill over medium-high heat; grill for about 5 minutes or until mushrooms are grill-marked. Transfer to low-heat side of barbecue; top with cheese and jalapeño slices.
  3. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until sausage is cooked through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil before serving.

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