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Mushroom Napoleon

Fresh goat cheese, basil and thyme on top of a meaty portabella create the perfect vegetarian mushroom napoleon, great for lunch, dinner or entertaining.

Preparation Time:  5 minutes

Marinate Time:  30 minutes

Cooking Time:  5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 prepared portabella cap


4 Portabella mushrooms, stems removed
1/4 cup light vinaigrette salad dressing
1 red onion, cut into 8 slices
4 tomatoes, cut into 4 slices each
8 fresh basil leaves
1 cup crumbled soft goat cheese
2 tablespoons fresh thyme, removed from stem and chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Place Portabellas, onions and vinaigrette in a large zip top bag. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes. Reserve marinade, if grilling.

If grilling Pre-heat grill. Once hot, grill Portabella gill side down for about 5-7 minutes, turn over and cook for another 5-7 minutes or until juices begin to accumulate in the cap. Simultaneously, wrap the onions in foil and grill. Remove the onions when the Portabellas are done. Drain and reserve excess juices from the mushrooms and onions.

Plate the Portabella cap gill side up. Layer slices of onion, tomato and basil leafs on top of the Portabella cap. Sprinkle each stack with 1/4 of the goat cheese and fresh herbs, drizzle with reserved marinade and serve warm.

If microwaving: Place the mushrooms (gill side up) and the onions on a large, microwaveable plate. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes. Let rest 30 seconds, then carefully remove plate and uncover. Drain excess juices and reserve.

Plate the Portabella cap gill side up. Layer slices of onion, tomato and a basil leaf on the Portabella and microwave for 45 seconds. Sprinkle each stack with 1/4 of the goat cheese and fresh herbs, drizzle with reserved juices and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 210; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 290mg; Protein: 11g; Carbohydrates: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 3g

Portabella Mushrooms Filled with Goat Cheese (Foodservice portion)

Stuff portabella mushrooms with creamy goat cheese and fragrant herbs for a savory appetizer.

Yield: 20 servings

Serving size: 1 stuffed portabella cap


  • 20 (4-inch) portabella mushrooms – stems removed (about 5 pounds)
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 5 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 1/2 pounds firm goat cheese, sliced
  • 2 1/2 cups grated Parmigano Reggiano
  • 3 tablespoons roughly chopped flat leaf Italian parsley


1. Preheat broiler to HIGH. Place mushrooms in a single layer onto a rimmed baking sheet.  Drizzle oil olive on both sides.  Place portabellas gill side down.

2. Broil for approximately 8-10 minutes.

3. Turn portabellas over; season with pepper and garlic.   Top each with two slices goat cheese and Parmigiano.

4. Return to oven for approximately 5 minutes OR until cheese is bubbly and golden.  Garnish with parsley

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 300; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 260mg; Protein: 14g; Carbohydrates: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 1g

Family portion

Baked Mushroom Parmesan

Yield: 4

Serving size: 1 filled portabella cap

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes


4 large Portabella mushrooms
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup tomato pasta sauce, divided
4 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red peppers flakes
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated parmesan cheese


Heat oven to broil, with top rack about 4” from broiler. Brush both sides of mushrooms with oil. Place mushrooms, gill side down, in a 9 inch baking dish. Broil for 4 minutes, remove and turn gill side up, broil 4 minutes.

Remove mushrooms from baking dish, drain excess liquid. Reduce oven to 400 degrees.

Spread 1/2 cup pasta sauce on bottom of baking dish, then place mushrooms, gill side up. Sprinkle with basil, red pepper flakes and the remainder of the pasta sauce. Top with mozzarella cheese and parmesan; bake 5-10 minutes, until the cheese begins to brown. Remove and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: Calories: 230; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 460mg; Protein: 13g; Total Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 2g