• Kirsten Nolan | Owner, Howie's Alexander's

Stuffed Mushrooms, a Family Favorite

I love to put a spin on an original recipe! This is why I am not a good baker. Baking requires discipline and precise measurements. If you’re baking, you have to be a rule follower!


I grew up in a house that was creative in the kitchen. Our family worked with what ingredients we had in the house at the time. If a recipe called for one kind of cheese and we did not have it, we substituted with another kind of cheese. We were Chopped Champions before the hit show came about :)


Mushroom stuffing can be most versatile. I put a few combo favorites of my own together that we used growing up. Hope you enjoy!


Recipe for Italian Stuffed Mushrooms

  • (1) package of Furnari Sicilian Sausage or Alexander’s Meats Spicy ITALIAN Sausage

  • (24) large button mushrooms, cleaned and bottoms removed

  • (1½) cups Italian breadcrumbs

  • (½) onion - diced

  • (1) bunch basil - julienned

  • (2) bunches flat leaf parsley - chopped

  • (3) cloves chopped garlic

  • (1½) cups grated Romano cheese

  • Garlic Gold Nuggets

  • Salt & pepper


Directions on preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350 Degrees

  • Remove sausage from casings and cook in pan breaking up with wooden spoon

  • While sausage cooks, combine breadcrumbs, diced onion, parsley, basil, chopped garlic and Romano cheese into a large mixing bowl & mix well

  • Sprinkle in Garlic Gold Nuggets and season with salt and pepper

  • Once sausage is cooked, add sausage crumbles into all other ingredients and mix well

  • Stuff the mushrooms with sausage filling

  • Place on sheet pan & bake for 30-minutes

  • Remove from oven & enjoy!

This recipe is definitely a family fave! Try the following combinations and let us know what your favorites are next time we see you in the market.



Mushroom Stuffing Combos


Option No. 1

  • Bay Shrimp Chopped

  • Large Button Mushroom

  • Italian Bread Crumbs

  • Onion Diced

  • Garlic Chopped

  • Italian Parsley Chopped

  • Basil Chopped

  • Mozzarella Grated

  • Romano Cheese Grated

Tip: Once stuffed, top mushrooms with brandy and melted butter mixture to help mushrooms brown on once you pop them into the oven!


Option No. 2

  • Bay Shrimp Chopped

  • Large Button Mushrooms

  • Triscuit crackers

  • Cheddar Cheese

  • Romano Cheese

  • Butter

  • Red Wine


Option No. 3

  • Furnari Herb Chicken Sausage

  • Large Button Mushrooms

  • Italian Bread Crumbs

  • Cherry Tomatoes

  • Fresh Spinach

  • Diced onion

  • Flat Leaf Parsley

  • Basil

  • Romano cheese

  • Garlic Gold Nuggets

Option No. 4

  • Furnari Chicken Sausage

  • Portobello Mushrooms

  • Red Onion Diced

  • Feta Cheese Crumble

  • Italian Bread Crumbs

  • EVOO


Cherish the moments spent together! Learn from one another, be versatile in

your cooking.


Stay healthy and well my friends!

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