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Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms

Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms

"Mushrooms stuffed with cheese mixture, olives, jalapenos and red bell pepper make a hearty appetizer that's perfect for your parties , get togethers, game day parties or Friday movie night at home with your loved
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Snacks and Starters
Cuisine American
Servings 9 mushrooms


  • Air Fryer
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 8 Oz White Button Mushroom 200 g pack
  • ¼ Cup Cream Cheese
  • ¼ Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Red Bell Pepper optional
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Pitted Olives optional/use as required
  • 1 tbsp Pickled Jalapenos optional/use as required
  • 1-2 tsp Italian Seasoning or dried herbs
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder optional
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp Oil


Clean and Prepare Mushrooms

  • Brush off the dirt in mushrooms(if any) using a paper napkin or kitchen towel.
    8 Oz White Button Mushroom
  • Lightly rinse the mushrooms.
  • Pat dry using a paper napkin or kitchen towel.
  • Take off the stalks carefully but lightly pressing the stalks. Checkout the video.

Make Stuffing/Filling

  • In a mixing bowl mix together cream cheese, grated cheddar cheese, red bell pepper, jalapenos, olives, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and salt. Taste the filling before adding salt. You will require very little salt .
    ¼ Cup Cream Cheese, ¼ Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese, 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Red Bell Pepper, 1 tbsp Chopped Pitted Olives, 1 tbsp Pickled Jalapenos, 1-2 tsp Italian Seasoning, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, Salt
  • Take a tsp of filling and stuff in the mushroom caps. Press it a little as add more if required.
  • Lightly brush oil on mushrooms.
    1 tbsp Oil
  • Preheat the air fryer at 200°C or 400°F.
  • Arrange stuffed mushrooms in the air fryer basket. You can line it with a parchment paper or spray/brush it with oil.
  • Air Fry for 10-12 mins at 200°C or 400°F. check after 8 mins if mushrooms are done, take it out and switch off the air fryer.
  • Serve hot with the dip of your choice.

Serving Suggestions

  • Stuffed mushrooms can be served just like that or pair it with your favourite dip/sauce like buffalo sauce or even tomato ketchup.

Storing the leftovers

  • Refrigerate the leftover mushrooms pieces in an air-tight container.
  • Finish it within 2-3 days.



When making ahead of party or get together, in morning or couple of hrs before serving, you can prepare the filling and stuff the mushroom caps and then refrigerate. When ready to serve, take out of the refrigerator and then air fry/bake before serving.
To make in oven-Creamy stuffed mushrooms can be baked in oven. Arrange on the baking tray and bake for 15 mins. in preheated oven (350F or 180C). Do not forget to brush the mushrooms lightly with oil before baking.
Substitutes for filling and seasoning-Substitute the cream cheese filling with Spinach Artichoke dip, Mixture of Cottage cheese(Paneer) with cream cheese and other ingredients, or Buffalo Sauce with cheese.
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