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Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

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We love pizza, from making our own pizza sauce to giving our Friday Pizza Nights a slight twist with our Waffle Pizzas. These pizza stuffed mushrooms though are one of our favourite easy appetizers to make perfect for a savory snack or if you are hosting friends and family in the future. So here you go some easy stuffed mushrooms to enjoy.

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Stuffed Mushrooms

We’ve started to get a vegetable box delivered and inside we often get some amazing mushrooms, these Bella button mushrooms were delivered in it a few weeks ago and I knew just what I wanted to try with them an easy stuffed dish perfect for a snack and when we can again a party.

pepperoni pizza stuffed button mushroom appetiser

With the kids loving pizza a pizza style stuffing sounded perfect to try and with the ease of our homemade pizza sauce, these were so simple to make.

white plate with stuffed mushrooms covered in melted cheese in front of the plate is a pile of wooden toothpicks to use to pick up the stuffed button mushrooms for an easy appetiser

Homemade Italian Sausage for Recipe

My sister-in-law introduced us to Italian Sausage when we visited her in the USA. We loved the slightly spiced taste and how it added extra flavour to things when used as a ground meat.

Homemade Italian Sausage in a pan on a white and blue stripped tea towel

However, you can’t find it in the UK. So we created our own recipe and have some frozen to use in recipes like this. If you can’t get hold of ground Italian Sausage then check out our recipe it’s perfect for using in these stuffed mushrooms.

How Do I Make Stuffed Mushrooms?

Hey Mom! Can you tell me how to make pizza stuffed mushrooms? Sure, it’s ever so simple just scroll down and you’ll see the full recipe, but don’t forget to save it so that you can find it again as people will be asking you to make them over and over again!

close up of a plate of bella button mushrooms stuffed with pizza sauce and pepperoni topped with melted mozzarella cheese

Easy Stuffed Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Mushrooms

Yield: 30 Stuffed Mushrooms
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Delicious mushrooms stuffed with tomato, italian sausage, pepperoni and cheese a perfect fancy pizza appetizer or savoury snack.


  • 16 ounces baby Bella mushrooms, stems removed
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage
  • 1 3.5-ounce package pepperoni, cut into small pieces
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese
  • 14 FlOz Homemade Pizza Sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Make up the homemade pizza sauce according to the recipe.  browned italian sausage in a skillet on a table with a red checked tea towel beside
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  3. Brown the Italian sausage until cooked through, then add in the pepperoni, cream cheese, and pizza sauce.italian sausage in a pan with pizza sauce, cream cheese and pepperoni ready to be mixed together
  4. Stir to combine and heat until the cream cheese is melted. Remove the sausage mixture from heat and spoon the mixture into the mushrooms. bella button mushrooms filled with pizza stuffing on a baking pan ready for the cheese topping
  5. Place each mushroom on a baking sheet. Continue filling the mushrooms until all the caps are full. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the top of each stuffed mushroom.mozzarella cheese sprinkled on top of stuffed mushrooms for an easy appetizer
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, until mushrooms are cooked through and cheese is melted.pepperoni pizza stuffed button mushroom appetiser


If you don't have access to Italian Sausage check out our homemade Italian Sausage recipe ideal if you are based in the UK.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 30 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 884Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 58mgSodium: 792mgCarbohydrates: 126gFiber: 7gSugar: 6gProtein: 33g

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