Appetizers

Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

This easy hot appetizer recipe, Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms, requires few ingredients, is simple to make, and tastes great! A versatile, low carb appetizer!

Pepperoni Pizza Suffed Mushrooms

Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Very soon we’ll start adding plenty of get-togethers to our schedule, it’s the time of year for good cheer with family and friends! On the heels of my Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms appetizer recipe, this is a new and delicious spin.

Oftentimes these get-togethers are appetizer themed, so whether you are going to one and taking a sampling with you {or hosting your own party}, you’ll need a good bunch of appetizer recipes in your repertoire, like this Pizza Monkey Bread recipe that is simply to die for!

If you are looking for other Pizza Low Carb recipes, check out this Cheesy Cauliflower Crust Pizza!

pepperoni pizza stuffed mushrooms recipe

This recipe for Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms requires few ingredients, is simple to make, and tastes great. It’s a spinoff of an appetizer or easy lunch that I like to make, Pizza Buns!

I find a lot of my stuffed mushroom go-to’s are creme cheese and seafood based, so having this twist is great to have on hand.

Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms is very kid-friendly, and does taste just like biting into a pepperoni pizza. It’s definitely one that most people will enjoy, which makes it a safe go-to for gatherings.

Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Plus, the mushrooms can be stuffed ahead of time and refrigerated up to 4 hours. So you can make it ahead of time, get ready for your outing and then bake just as you’re walking out the door.

Likewise, since it’s a short baking time, you could arrange to quickly bake at the hosts home, so that they are fresh and hot for guests to enjoy.

It’s one of those easy hot appetizer recipes that you’ll make time and again!

What appetizer recipes do you love most?

Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms Appetizer Recipe
pepperoni pizza stuffed mushrooms recipe

Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Yield: 20
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Easy hot appetizer recipe - Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms - requires few ingredients, is simple to make, and tastes great!

Ingredients

  • 20 mushrooms, large fresh , 1 lb./450 g, cleaned, stems and gills removed
  • 3 Tbsp pizza sauce
  • 150 g Cracker Barrel Mozzarella Cheese, 3/4-inch, cut into 20 cubes
  • 5 slices pepperoni, quartered

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Place wire rack on foil-covered rimmed baking sheet; place mushrooms, cap sides up, on rack.
  3. Bake 15 min. Drain mushrooms on paper towel-covered plate. Remove wire rack and discard foil (with mushroom liquid) from baking sheet.
  4. Return mushrooms to baking sheet (without rack). Spoon pizza sauce into mushrooms; top with cheese and pepperoni.
  5. Bake 10 min. or until heated through.

Notes

Mushrooms can be stuffed ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 4 hours. When ready to serve, bake mushrooms as directed, increasing the final baking time, if needed, until mushrooms are heated through.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 20 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 29Saturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 68mgProtein: 2g

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52 Comments

  1. I HAVE to try these! We make stuffed mushrooms with bacon and honey, which are sooo good!

  2. These are a must try. My daughter loves mushrooms and has movie nights with her friend ofter. I my self are not a mushroom lover.

  3. I have made stuffed mushrooms before but nothing like this one, these sound like an awesome appetizer and one that everyone would like too, since everyone loves pizza these should go over well!!

  4. These look wonderful. My whole family loves stuffed mushrooms, but like you I usually fill them with cream cheese-something. I’ll have to try these.

  5. OMG …These look so delish , a must try thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂 drooling !

  6. Ohhhh….These sound wonderful. My kids might even eat the mushrooms if they were done this way.

  7. We love pizza and eat it once (sometimes twice) a week and I have a daughter who can never seem to eat enough mushrooms so this is definitely on my list to make one night.

  8. omg these looks absolutely amazing!! so simple to make and hubby doesnt like mushrooms so that means MORE FOR ME !

  9. I love mushrooms and this is great way to spice it up. Perfect for the Holidays! Thanks for the recipe!

  10. These look awesome. We make stuffed mushrooms with a Salami and cheese mixture. I would love to try this.

  11. I’ve never seen stuffed mushrooms made this way, but wow… I’m definitely going to make these. They sound amazing. Great twist on a classic app. Love it.

  12. Saved this recipe, looks so delicious for when we have company in the evening.

  13. Well these are just great little yummy appetizers to have on just any occasion. I love mushrooms and pizza too so this is a keeper!!

  14. I’ve never made stuffed mushrooms of any kind before. These look like they just use regular white mushrooms, I assume? I may give these a go- they look really good!

  15. I love stuffed mushrooms, and I’m kind of embarrassed to say that I’ve never though about stuffing them with anything besides, well… stuffing. lol. These look amazing, and a great way to switch things up!

  16. Now this is one delicious appetizer I may try and serve at the next family gathering or even make as a side for dinner. The hubby & kids just love their mushrooms & this takes it to a WHOLE new level I must add….well done, love the recipe

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