How to make Italian Mushroom Caps -

Mushroom caps stuffed with a flavourful mixture, sprinkled with mozzarella cheese and cooked in microwave.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Harrsha Bhambhani.

Main Ingredients : Mushroom , Olive oil

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Italian Mushroom Caps

Italian Mushroom Caps Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Italian Mushroom Caps Recipe

  • Mushroom 200 grams

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Bread crumbs 1/2 cup

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 50 grams


Step 1

Wash the mushroom and remove the stem of it. Chop the stem finely

Step 2

In a bowl mix together one tablespoon olive oil, vinegar, garlic paste and salt.

Step 3

Apply this mixture on the mushrooms and set it aside for half an hour

Step 4

Take one tablespoon olive oil in a microwave bowl, add chopped mushroom stems and onions and cook on microwave HIGH for two minutes.

Step 5

Add breadcrumbs, salt and black pepper powder and mix. Stuff this mixture into the mushrooms.

Step 6

Put the stuffed mushrooms in the microwave and cook on HIGH for four minutes. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top and microwave for thirty seconds.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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