Mushrooms stuffed with Santo Amaro Sardines

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Mushrooms stuffed! This recipe is perfect to serve on a weekend with friends, to offer as an appetizer or as a wine companion.

For 4 servings:

  • 1 can of Santo Amaro sardines in tomato sauce
  • 8 large mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in halves or diced
  • ½ cup diced mozzarella
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • Balsamic reduction



Remove the mushroom stems and add the garlic and oil, place in the oven at 360 degrees for 5 minutes,


Then remove and fill with the tomato and cheese, place it back in the oven at 360 Fahrenheit degrees until the cheese melts, sprinkle with oregano, basil, salt and pepper and put chunks of Santo Amaro sardines on each mushroom.


To finish, add a few drops of balsamic reduction and it’s ready to serve.

Accompany with a glass of wine – Portuguese, if possible. Mushrooms stuffed!