Gluten Free Day 12 – Stuffed Mushroom Cups

For the 12 days leading up to Christmas, we will be posting 1 new Gluten Free recipe a day. These are perfect as an appetizer, finger foods, or simple dishes to take to holiday parties (or even make just for yourself!).  Enjoy!

Ingredients:Day 12 - Mushroom Cups

  • 12 large button mushrooms
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 slices turkey bacon
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped white onion
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/8- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 T cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Remove stems from mushrooms and set aside.
  3. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  4. Coat a small pan with 1 teaspoon olive oil and add the onions.  Sauté on medium heat for 3-4 minutes until softened. Add the cooked quinoa, broth and garlic powder and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat, let cool a bit, then transfer to a small bowl and then stir in the cream cheese.
  6. Place the mushrooms on a baking sheet and divide/add the filling to them. Bake for 15 minutes, until starting to brown. Remove from oven top with parmesan cheese, and bake for another 2-3 minutes until cheese is melted and lightly toasted.


Makes 12 servings

Serving size: 1 mushroom  Calories 40 Protein 2 g Carb 3 g Fiber 0 g Sugars 1 g Fat 2.5 g Saturated fat 1 g Sodium 85 mg

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