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Stuffed Mushrooms

This recipe is from Episode 11 of Good Chef Bad Chef Series 3

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  • ½ cup of quinoa or couscous

  • 8 large button mushrooms

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • sea salt and cracked pepper

  • 4 spring onions, (long green) white parts chopped finely

  • 1 – 2 garlic cloves

  • 2 anchovies

  • 1 cup marinated sheep’s feta

  • 1 cup finely chopped herbs - mint, basil, parsley and greens part of spring onion

  • 1/3 cup of baby basil leaves


  • 1.

    Cook quinoa as normal.

  • 2.

    Pull the stems off the mushrooms and chop finely, leaving the caps whole. Place these on an oven tray drizzled with half the oil and season. bake or grill for 7 min at 200C or until they begin to soften. Remove and let cool.

  • Filling:

  • 1.

    Make a paste by chopping together the white part of the spring onions, garlic, and anchovies. Sauté gently in the other half of the oil until fragrant. Now add the chopped mushroom stems and cook until a little soft. Take of the heat then stir through the feta, herbs and trout. Let the mixture cool slightly then quickly blend, keeping it slightly textured.

  • 2.

    Place in a piping bag and pipe about one teaspoon of mixture into the mushrooms (straight down, not swirled.) Garnish with baby basil leaves.

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Posted by Irene81Report
Can't wait to make this recipe. Thanks Janella.
Posted by Irene81Report
Meaning Couscous perhaps?
Posted by Irene81Report
Trout? Didn't see Janella use that on the show and the above doesn't have Trout as an ingredient either, unless I missed it Thanks (",).