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Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms

A stuffed mushroom recipe so simple, yet so inviting, you’ve got to make them at your next gathering. If you don’t have a Thanksgiving appetizer lined up for tomorrow, trust me, this is the one!

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Thanksgiving dinner, the most celebrated meal of the year.

You’ve been searching all over Pinterest for the perfect side dishes and centerpiece and now the day has finally arrived.

But what’s this? You forgot to plan pre-Thanksgiving-dinner snacks?

Have no fear! I’ve got a quick 5 ingredient show-stopping party snack that will set the tone for the rest of your Thanksgiving feast…

Our Chorizo and Cheese Stuffed Mushroom Recipe!

Chorizo Stuffed Mushroom Recipe #holidays #appetizers #mushrooms #party

These little atomic flavor bombs combined all the best attributes of their ingredients into fabulous one bite wonders.

Earthy, spicy, nutty, creamy, salty, kaboom!

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And this stuffed mushroom recipe is so easy to whip up. Simply pop the stems off your mushrooms, stir the filling, spoon it in the mushroom cavities, and sprinkle with panela cheese.

Panela Cheese is the secret weapon in this stuffed mushroom recipe, because it melts, bubbles and toasts into a marvelous crust that holds all the chorizo goodness inside.

Easy Chorizo and Cheese Stuffed Mushroom Recipe #holidays #appetizers #mushrooms #party

And the cream cheese unites the chorizo, mushrooms, and thyme in such a wonderful way, my only complaint is that each mushroom holds just a spoonful of filling.

Easy Chorizo Stuffed Mushroom Recipe #holidays #appetizers #mushrooms #party

And don’t they look awesome?

Molten cheesy goodness with a punch of spice.

Chorizo and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms are not only a good choice for tomorrow’s appetizer, they will make brilliant party snacks for all your holiday parties and game days this season.

With just 5 ingredients, this stuffed mushroom recipe is quick to put together. And you can believe they disappear just as fast!

Chorizo and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms #holidays #appetizers #mushrooms #party

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Stuffed Mushroom Recipe with Chorizo and Cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
These chorizo-stuffed mushrooms are just fabulously earthy, spicy, nutty, creamy, salty one-bite wonders.
Servings: 24 mushrooms

Ingredients

  • 1 pound crimini mushrooms
  • 4 ounces  cream cheese softened
  • 3 ounces  Panela cheese crumbled
  • 5 ounces Mexican chorizo
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Pop all the stems off the mushrooms and lay them up side down on the baking sheet.
  • Heat a small skillet to medium-high. Sauté the chorizo, until cooked through. Then place it in a mixing bowl with the cream cheese and thyme. Mix thoroughly, then spoon the chorizo filling into the cavity of each mushroom.
  • Sprinkle the top of each mushroom with crumbled panela cheese and bake for 18-20 minutes. Until the tops are brown and the mushrooms have cooked through. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Serving: 1mushroom, Calories: 50kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 136mg, Potassium: 124mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 55IU, Vitamin C: 0.5mg, Calcium: 30mg, Iron: 0.3mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Author: Sommer Collier

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  3. my mother helps us out by getting a food box for us every month. Each time it’s a total surprise what we’re going to get, kinda like a lottery. This month’s lottery brought us two and a half pounds of HUGE button mushrooms and a couple packets of mexican chorizo. I’m so glad i found your recipe, though i had to make a few adjustments. We didn’t have enough cream cheese, but we DID have some cornbread cubes in the freezer waiting to be stuffing. No panela, but a large block of Monterrey jack. And finally, it’s currently flirting with 100 degrees here, so turning on the oven sounds like a horrid idea, so these bad boys are going on the grill! Just as soon has the HusBeast gets home…

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  5. Thanks for this. You are a star******

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  12. My mouth waters at the thought of these babies…YUM! I love chorizo :)

  13. My aunt taught me how to make a wonderful cheese ball – using three types of cheese (wait, four – with cream cheese) and covered in walnuts.

  14. I love baked Brie with cranberries on top.

  15. Just chunks of cheese work for me.

  16. What a clever appetizer!

  17. Spinach dip is my absolute favorite food!

  18. has to be nachos with cheese

  19. one of my favorites is nachos
    thanks for the giveaway

  20. Cheese ball!

  21. I love anything cheesy, but cheese dips and cheese balls are my favorites this time of year!

  22. Baked dates wrapped with prosciutto and stuffed with Gorgonzola cheese.

  23. Oh Man, anything with cheese! I can’t pick just one!

  24. I crave cheesy fondue!

  25. A cheese ball – or my best friend’s mom makes an amazingly simple snickers dip with cream cheese. Does that count? ;) I’ve never had baked brie, but I have a feeling it’d be my favorite if I had!

  26. a cheeseball and crackers

  27. I like to make a pastry puff with a Saint Andre inside and some mushrooms (it’s crazy how good this is).

  28. i love cheesesticks!

  29. These are amazing.

  30. cheese capped stuffed mushrooms

  31. My favorite cheesy appetizer is provolone, basil, mozzarella rolled together!

  32. These tasty little appetizers looks absolutely delicious!

  33. I have a recipe for artichoke stuffed mushrooms topped with a ton of asiago cheese. LOVE it! Pretty much any kind of stuffed mushrooms with cheese is my favorite cheesy appetizer.

  34. Smoked salmon/cream cheese canapes.

  35. I like nachos.

  36. I like making cheese crostinis or cheesy pinwheels.

  37. Homemade cheese crackers

  38. baked brie with pecans or preserves

  39. I love a cheesy crab dip!

  40. I like cheese fries.

  41. Brie with fig jam on crusty bread or a cracker. Simple, but good!

  42. I love spinach and artichoke dip with lots of cheese and jalapenos!

  43. Twice baked potatoes halves smothered in bacon and cheddar cheese.

  44. I love brie, baked in crescent rolls, and often stuffed with jelly or preserves too!

  45. I like slicing crusty bread, then toasting it with butter, garlic powder, and fresh mozzarella.

  46. The combination of panela and the chorizo together sounds amazing.

  47. Cheese ball and crackers!

  48. Pinch and artichoke dip is a favorite.

  49. We make a yummy cheesy spinach artichoke dip

  50. My family loves cheese. One of my new favorites is Brie served with roasted garlic, baby greens and a tomato jam or chutney. Serve with toast or crackers.

  51. Potato skins smothered in cheese!

  52. I love pretty much every cheesy appetizer you could name, lol. So hard to choose a favorite. I don’t know… white queso dip?

  53. Cheesy spinach and artichoke dip!

  54. I like Buffalo Chicken Dip with extra cheese on it!

  55. Love how easy these little stuffed mushrooms are, packed with flavor I’m sure with the chorizo!

  56. My mother-in-law’s cheese ball!

  57. Baked Brie with honey!

  58. Buffalo chicken cheese dip.

  59. I’m a sucker for a baked brie….

  60. My favorite cheesy appetizer is in a dough pastry and has spinach inside as well.

  61. I love cheese dip with salsa and chips!

  62. My recent favorite is a Sommer recipe: Brie and Pear tart. when I cut it into small slices it’s an appetizer; wider slices, it becomes a first course. Every time I serve this appetizer, I get tons of compliments. I have tried different cheeses and cheese combos, such as mozzarella + a stronger cheese, or a smoked + a more mild cheese.)

  63. I love cheese and crackers

  64. I know it’s dated but I love love love baked brie

  65. There are too many cheese appetizers that I love. One that I especially love is the baked brie served on french baguette.

  66. I love jalapeno poppers and the standby cream cheese with shrimp dip.

  67. Artichoke and spinach dip!

  68. Brie and raspberry jam baked inside puff pastry

  69. I like fried Mac & Cheese balls!

  70. spinach and artichoke dip

  71. Yum! Yum! Yum! Love these! Great Idea. Can’t wait to try them! Thanks!

  72. I like Mozzarella Sticks

  73. Cheese and crackers

  74. Spinach artichoke dip!! i love it

  75. Great appetizer for the holidays! Happy Thanksgiving! xo

  76. wow, these are the perfect little bites!! looks so good!

  77. I love cheese dip.. the classic with velveeta and rotel. But I add sausage, crispy bacon, green onions and mushrooms

  78. I’m still an artichoke dip (w/ extra cheese) fan.
    P.S. What can I substitute in this recipe if I can’t find Panela cheese?

  79. making Spinach Artichoke Dip tomorrow, but will try these amazing mushrooms over the Holidays ♥

  80. >;~D Looks positively scrumptious!

  81. Such a perfect appetizer!

  82. I like cheese and crackers.

  83. I love taco cheese dip.

  84. I enjoy some tortilla chips with a spicy cheese sauce.

  85. I am such a sucker for stuffed mushrooms! These look amazing!

  86. Mmmm…chorizo and the California/Mexican cheese. Sounds delicious!

  87. I love to make Brie with puff pastry and cranberry chutney as a holiday appetizer

  88. These look great. Always looking for another way to stuff a mushroom.

  89. I love baked brie.

  90. These look like the most perfect little bites EVER!!

  91. I want to pop every single one of these cuties into my mouth! I’m a sucker for baked brie with honey or cranberry. It’s a classic that never gets old.

  92. I love Hissy Fit Dip, find it on my Pinterest page under Yum.

  93. I love cheese melted over nachos (not as a dipping sauce)

  94. I love good homemade cheese balls with crackers.

  95. You are speaking my language with this recipe, Sommer. Pinned to my low carb board because I know people will go nuts for it!

  96. Spinach artichoke dip

  97. My favorite cheesy appetizer is anything with goat cheese!

  98. My favorite cheese appetizer is jalapeno poppers or creamy cheesy Buffalo Wing Dip! Yum!!

  99. warm brie and apples

  100. These are my kind of stuffed mushrooms! Cheesy + Chorizo always = delicious!

    Have a great Thanksgiving, Sommer!

  101. cream cheese-stuffed jalapenos, wrapped in bacon, baked til bacon is crisp & jalapeno is tender. cream cheese filling is fantastic on its own, however, if you are ambitious you can sprinkle the bacon with brown sugar before baking.

  102. i love mozzarella sticks!

  103. Great recipe! I love mushrooms with pasta.

  104. pizza rolls.