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3 Healthy Portobello Mushroom Recipes

If you are here, it’s because you are the type of person in this world who ACTUALLY likes mushrooms. Well friend, virtual high five to you for being super uber cool!

Recently I picked up Portobello mushrooms from the Farmer’s Market and I fell in love with them! Here are 3 healthy and delicious recipes you can make using Portobello mushrooms!

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

This is a great low-carb and gluten-free alternative to actual pizza. Just spread sauce over the mushroom cap, add your toppings, and sprinkle with cheese! Pop these bad boys in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees!

Ingredients (Serves 1):

  • 2 Portobello mushroom caps (stems removed)
  • 1/2 cup pasta sauce (I like traditional spaghetti sauce)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Pepperoni (or your favorite toppings)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Brush or drizzle olive oil all over the tops of the mushroom caps
  • Flip the caps over and spread 1/4 cup of pasta/pizza sauce into the inside of each mushroom
  • Sprinkle shredded cheese over the top of the sauce- use 1/4 – 1/2 cup for each mushroom cap
  • Top with your favorite toppings. I like uncured pepperoni!
  • Sprinkle dried oregano over the top of the pizzas
  • Place caps on a foiled lined baking sheet and bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes
  • Serve

Mushroom Pizza Macros:

  • Calories: 485 (for two pizzas)
  • Carbs: 25g
  • Fat: 35g
  • Protein: 24g

Mushroom Burgers

This vegetarian option is perfect for your Meatless Mondays!

Ingredients (Serves 2):

  • 2 Portobello mushroom caps (stems removed)
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • Avocado
  • 2 Burger buns
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  • Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pan and add the mushroom cap
  • Drizzle the rest of the olive oil over the top of the mushroom cap
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Cook the mushroom cap for 5-10 minutes and then flip. Cook on the other side until both sides are soft
  • Once cooked, transfer the mushroom caps to the burger buns
  • Top with your favorite burger toppings (lettuce, tomato, cheese, onion, pickles)

For a super low-carb meal, skip the burger bun and wrap the mushroom caps in lettuce! This mushroom burger is meaty and flavorful, and boyfriend approved!

Mushroom Burger Macros (per burger)

  • Calories: 382
  • Carbs: 38g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Protein: 9g

Turkey (and mushroom) Meatball Subs

The secret here is adding the mushroom to the sauce for an extra serving of veggies! Your kids, boyfriend, or hubby will never know!

Ingredients (Serves 4):

  • 1 package Frozen cooked turkey meatballs (or you can make your own)
  • 1 can pasta sauce (I like traditional spaghetti sauce)
  • 1 Portobello mushroom cap (stem removed)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 4 hoagies

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Place the frozen meatballs on a foil-lined baking sheet
  • Bake the meatballs for 10-20 minutes
  • As the meatballs are warming up, cut the mushroom cap into small pieces
  • Add the pasta sauce to a sauce pan and bring to medium heat
  • Add mushrooms to the sauce and stir
  • Once the meatballs are ready, remove from the oven and add them to the sauce
  • Mix meatballs around in the sauce so they are fully coated
  • Cut the hoagies in half and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until crunchy
  • Remove hoagies from the oven and place 4-6 meatballs on four of the slices
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup of cheese onto each of the four meatball covered hoagies
  • Top each sandwich with the other slice of bread and serve

Turkey Meatball Sub Macros (per sub)

  • Calories: 520
  • Carbs: 59g
  • Fat: 21g
  • Protein: 29g

Comment below which recipe looks the tastiest!

Enjoy your Portobello mushroom creations and have a Happy Wednesday friends!

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