Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Even though they sound like an unhealthy happy hour snack, these Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms are 100 percent delicious and healthy.

Each mushroom is filled with a mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, onion, and creamy ricotta, and topped with a sprinkling of mozzarella that bakes to a beautiful golden brown.

Garlic and crushed red pepper amp up the flavor.

It’s hard to believe these stuffed mushrooms are only 25 calories each!

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3.9 from 120 votes

Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

With all of their golden, baked cheesy goodness, it's hard to imagine these are less than 30 calories a piece.

Course Snack
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 32 mins
Total Time 47 mins
Servings 12 servings, 2 mushrooms Each
Calories 51 kcal
Author BODi


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 24 large mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed and finely chopped
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cups raw baby spinach
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • sea salt or Himalayan salt (to taste; optional)
  • ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • ½ cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add mushroom stems, onion, and spinach; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes until tender.

  4. Add garlic, red pepper, and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper (if desired); cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  5. Add ricotta cheese; mix well.

  6. Evenly fill mushrooms with spinach mixture.

  7. Place mushrooms on large baking sheet. Evenly top with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bubbly.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving (2 mushrooms)
Calories 51 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 62mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
½ Green
½ Blue

2B Mindset Plate It!
Makes a great veggie side as part of lunch or dinner.

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Photos by Kirsten Morningstar