stuffed portabellas with turkey sausage & gouda!

a recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

We don't eat a lot of pork sausage, but I do love it, so often times we substitute it with turkey sausage. I put together this recipe for a stuffed portabella mushroom cap topped with gouda cheese and boy did it come out tasty and much less calories and fat with the turkey sausage.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For stuffed portabellas with turkey sausage & gouda!

  • 1 lb
    honeysuckle brand bulk turkey breakfast sausage
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 jar
    roasted red pepper, very finely diced (can use your own roasted pepper as well)
  • 1/4 c
    minced onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2
    egg whites or 1 whole egg
  • 4 lg
    portabella mushrooms
  • 1/2 c
    dry stove-top stuffing, ground fine in the food processor, or seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 4 slice
    gouda cheese

How To Make stuffed portabellas with turkey sausage & gouda!

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil, then place a baking rack on top. Spry with cooking spray and set aside.
  • 3
    Remove the stems from the mushrooms, chop and set aside.
  • 4
    Use a large spoon to remove the gills from the mushrooms.
  • 5
    Add olive oil to a medium skillet, saute chopped mushrooms, onions, and green pepper and over medium heat until translucent. Add minced garlic and continue to saute for another minute or until fragrant.
  • 6
    Mix together, sausage, stuffing mix, egg whites, sauteed veggies, ground pepper and Parmesan cheese, thoroughly.
  • 7
    Divide filling into four large mushroom caps.
  • 8
    Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • 9
    Remove mushroom caps from ove and change oven setting to broil.
  • 10
    Top each mushroom cap with a slice of gouda cheese and place under the broiler until cheese is melted and beginning to brown. (This takes about five minutes using my broiler but this can differ with different ovens!)
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