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Stilton Stuffed Mushrooms with Herb Butter

Stilton Stuffed Mushrooms with Herb Butter

Garlic mushrooms have been putting in appearances at endless dinner parties up and down the country! These deliciously superior Stilton stuffed mushrooms are definitely for the more discerning gourmet.


  • 125g/4oz butter
  • 5 shallots finely chopped
  • 5oz/150g white bread crumbs
  • 125g/4oz blue Stilton cheese 1 tbsp freshly chopped sage
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 300g/11oz open cap mushrooms


1 Preheat oven to 170 degrees C / 325 degrees F / Gas Mark 3. Melt butter in a saucepan, add the shallots and soften for 3-4 minutes.

2 Place the bread in a food processor and reduce to crumbs. Add the softened shallots, Stilton and herbs. Process briefly until well combined.

3 Remove the stems from the mushrooms, then press the stuffing lightly into the caps. Place on a baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes.

Serves 4

Recipe by Steven Wheeler for the Stilton Cheese Makers' Association