Hearty Mushrooms Stuffed with Spicy Beef

This filling dish is wonderful on a chilly night. You can even increase the portions and serve these mushrooms for lunch with a bowl of soup on the side.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 6 oz. lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp. gluten-free chili sauce
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 piece (1 inch) fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 8 very large fresh mushrooms
  • 8 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup pine nuts


  • To make the filling, place the beef, egg, chili sauce, garlic, onion, ginger, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, black pepper, and salt in a food processor and mix thoroughly.
  • Carefully remove the stems from the mushrooms and pack them with the filling.
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Place the mushrooms in a baking pan and add enough water to cover the bottom of the pan.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and pine nuts. Bake for 35 minutes.