Stuffed mushrooms with walnuts

This exotic dish made with mushrooms and walnuts is packed with nutrition and taste

Recipe for stuffed mushrooms with walnuts

Serves: 2

stuffed mushrooms with walnuts recipeIngredients

  • Mushrooms: 7 – 8
  • Walnuts: 5 – 6
  • Onion [small]: ½
  • Tomato [small] : 1 [pureed]
  • Capsicum: ½
  • Garlic: 1 flake
  • Crushed red pepper: 1 tsp
  • Olive oil: 2 tsp
  • Grated cheese: 1 tsp [for garnishing]
  • Few coriander leaves
  • Salt for seasoning
Nutritional content
  • Energy: 220Kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Proteins: 4g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Calcium: 60mg


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Clean and wash mushrooms, partially boil them for 10 – 15 minutes.
  3. As mushrooms are cooled, cut and remove the stems.

For the stuffing

  1. Add one teaspoon of oil in a pan, saute finely chopped garlic and onions for five minutes, add finely chopped capsicum and pureed tomatoes.
  2. Add washed and crushed walnuts to the above mixture.
  3. Spice up the mixture with salt and crushed red pepper.
  4. Cook for 10 minutes on a medium flame, garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  5. Sprinkle little salt over the mushroom caps and fill them with sauteed walnut mixture.
  6. Finally grease the baking dish with one teaspoon of olive oil. Arrange stuffed mushrooms in the dish.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes. Garnish with grated cheese. Serve hot.

This recipe first appeared in the April 2010 issue of Complete Wellbeing magazine
Payal Ahuja
Payal Ahuja is a Mumbai-based dietician and consultant. She conducts workshops on lifestyle management and weight management programmes on TV. Ahuja is also IPC-certified auditor for ISO-9001:2000, and author of the book, Combating Childhood Obesity.


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