Baked Mushrooms with Pecans

A tasty vegetarian appetizer recipe.  Whip this up at home to keep the hungry veggie eaters in your house happy and satisfied while the main meal is being prepared.

The earthy undertones of the mushrooms meld perfectly with the nutty sweetness of the pecans, creating a harmonious balance that dances on your taste buds. Each mouthful is an explosion of texture and taste, leaving you craving for more. It’s no wonder why these delectable treats have become a favorite among food enthusiasts worldwide.

This works best as a pre-dinner nibble, and can be paired with other great appetizers. For extra flavor, I wanted to know how to roast pecans to make this recipe extra special.

Pecan-crusted baked mushrooms make for an ideal appetizer or side dish at any gathering or dinner party where food takes center stage. These tantalizing bites are not only visually stunning but also brimming with complex flavors that will leave everyone yearning for seconds. Guests will marvel at how such simple ingredients can come together so effortlessly to create such culinary magic. Most importantly though,it’s about savoring each moment as you enjoy these incredible delicacies — the anticipation builds as each new bite brings forth bursts of contrasting sensations: savory meets sweet, silky meets crispy, and nutty meets earthy.

Looking for different appetizers?  Try my amazing san choy bow and  prosciutto bruschetta you might be surprised how easy it is to make!

Baked Mushrooms With Pecan

A tasty vegetarian mushroom appetizer recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • Oven


  • 8 large flat mushrooms, stems trimmed, wiped with damp cloth
  • ½ cup pecan nuts
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon, rind grated


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celcius), fan-forced.
  • Place mushrooms (stem side up) in a large baking dish.
  • Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with lemon rind and garlic.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 17 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  • Place pecans on a baking try and bake for 3 – 5 mintues or until toasted.
  • Remove from oven and chop roughly.
  • Combine pecans and parsley in a small mixing bowl.
  • Sprinkle mixture over cooked mushrooms and serve immediately.


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