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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe - Perfect For The Barbecue

This easy stuffed mushrooms recipe is perfect as an appetiser to cook on the barbecue before meat and fish are added. You can be as creative as you like with your filling.
Course Meze
Cuisine Turkish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 120kcal
Author Turkey's For Life


  • 10 large field mushrooms
  • 150 g kaşar cheese (or Izmir tulum) grated
  • 30 g sucuk outer skin removed & finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled & grated
  • 1 tbsp chilli flakes optional
  • 1 pinch salt & pepper


  • Wash your mushrooms and pat them dry.
  • Remove the stems and put the mushroom cups to one side.
  • Now finely chop your mushroom stems and add them to a bowl.
  • Add your grated cheese and your sucuk.
  • Now add the garlic, chilli flakes and seasoning.
  • Give everything in your bowl a good mix.
  • Using a teaspoon, carefully place your filling into each of the mushroom cups.
  • Once your barbecue is hot, place your stuffed mushrooms directly onto the rack and cook until the cheese melts.
  • Serve immediately.


  • This stuffed mushrooms recipe is for 5 people - 2 large mushrooms per person.
  • If you are making vegetarian stuffed mushrooms, add 2 cloves of garlic to your filling, if you like, for extra flavour.
  • There are lots of variations of stuffed mushrooms. If you like seafood, try crab stuffed mushrooms or prawns. We play around with lots of different fillings.
  • As with all of our recipes, the calories are just a general guide to give you a rough idea - this will vary depending on the brand of sucuk (or other sausage you use) and the type of cheese you use.
  • You don't need to stick rigidly to the amounts in the recipe. These, too, are meant as a guide.