Grilled Caprese Portabella

Brooke from Cheeky Kitchen combines the concept of stuffed mushrooms with the appeal of caprese salad with this recipe for a Grilled Caprese Portabella.

Grilled Caprese Portabella by Cheeky Kitchen

Stuffed mushrooms are a deliciously enjoyable food, but you have to cook those babies in the oven. In all honesty, who wants to do that in the middle of these hot summer months? Not I. So, I rejiggered the stuffed mushroom, and combined it with a classic summer flavor combo…Caprese Salad! These 3-ingredient Grilled Caprese Portabellas are fast, fresh, and fabulous to eat! This meal is easy. It’s simple. And, frankly…it’s splendid beyond all imagination. Any meal that is healthy and full of mushroom flavor is a total dream in my book.

Fire up the grill, or cook indoors. I’ve included instructions for both. This meal is rich and hearty, but kissed with that summer Caprese flavor we all love so much! Make it on mini portabellas for appetizers, and full-sized portabellas for an entrée.

Grab a fork and dig right in. Delicious!

Grilled Caprese Portabella

  • 2 portabella caps
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves chopped fresh garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees or preheat the grill.
  2. Drizzle portabellas with olive oil, chopped garlic, and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill on a hot grill, or place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper inside the preheated oven and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Top with mozzarella and tomatoes. Return to oven for 8-10 minutes more or pop back on the grill until the mozzarella is melted.
  5. Remove from the oven or grill and top with fresh basil.
  6. Serve and enjoy




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