Stuffed Mushrooms With Clams Appetizer

Stuffed mushrooms with clams

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Yield: 36 mushrooms
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
129 Calories
9g Fat
8g Carbs
6g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 129
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 186mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 385mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This delicious stuffed mushroom recipe deviates from the same old same old with calls for clams, garlic, breadcrumbs, and some basic seasonings. Wow, your guests with new flavors.


  • 2 pounds medium mushrooms, about 3 dozen

  • 1 (6.5-ounce) can minced clams

  • 1/2 cup (4 ouncesunsalted butter

  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced

  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Remove stems from mushrooms; mince stems and set aside. Place mushroom caps on a lightly oiled rack in broiling pan rounded-side down. Set aside.

  2. Drain clams, reserving liquid.

  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter.

  4. Brush some butter on mushroom caps.

  5. In remaining butter in skillet, simmer the minced stems, garlic, and reserved liquid from clams until mushroom stems are tender, about 4 to 6 minutes.

  6. Stir in clams and remaining ingredients. Spoon clam mixture into mushroom caps. 

  7. Move the pan to the oven and broil mushrooms for 7 to 9 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender and the stuffing is browned.

Glass Bakeware Warning

Do not use glass bakeware when broiling or when a recipe calls to add liquid to a hot pan, as glass may explode. Even if it states oven safe or heat resistant, tempered glass products can, and do, break occasionally.