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Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Looking for a keto-friendly alternative to satisfy your pizza cravings? These Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect solution. Packed with savory marinara sauce, gooey mozzarella cheese, and your favorite pizza toppings, they make a delicious appetizer or main dish for any cozy evening at home.

Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms

Delightfully cheesy and keto-approved!

Ingredients

  • 7 medium-large mushroom caps, stems removed
  • 1/2 cup low-sugar marinara sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded high-quality mozzarella cheese
  • Nitrate-free pepperoni slices
  • Fresh chopped parsley or basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Clean the mushroom caps and remove the stems.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the marinara sauce with garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and sea salt.
  4. Spoon a small amount of marinara sauce mixture into each mushroom cap, spreading it evenly.
  5. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over each mushroom cap.
  6. Top each mushroom cap with nitrate-free pepperoni slices.
  7. Place stuffed mushrooms on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the mushrooms are tender and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Remove from oven and sprinkle fresh chopped parsley or basil leaves on top.
  10. Serve hot and enjoy!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Mushroom caps: 4g net carbs per 7 mushrooms
  • Low-sugar marinara sauce: 4g net carbs per 1/2 cup
  • Mozzarella cheese: 1g carb per 1/2 cup shredded
  • Nitrate-free pepperoni slices: 0g carbs
  • Fresh parsley or basil: Negligible carbs

Conclusion

Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms are a keto-friendly twist on a classic favorite, offering all the flavors of pizza without the carbs. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply craving a satisfying snack, these mushrooms are sure to be a hit. Enjoy the cheesy goodness and savory toppings guilt-free—it’s pizza night done right, keto-style!

Credit to gogas2 on Reddit

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