Air Fryer Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

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Air fryer stuffed portobello mushrooms are delicious and satisfying as either a cozy dinner at home or party food! These big and hearty mushrooms are packed with a rich jalapeño popper cream cheese filling.

Portobello mushrooms are my favorite mushrooms to stuff because they are so large and meaty. I stuff them with lots of cheese, jalapeños, and bacon in this recipe for a highly delicious and slightly spicy side dish.

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To make these even tastier, they are breaded with cracker crumbs, so they have a crunchy outer layer to contrast with the creamy filling.

Make this for your next game day party, or call it dinner. Either works when you make these mouth-watering stuffed portobello mushrooms in the air fryer.

Find more air fryer appetizer ideas! Check out old bay wings, air fryer jalapeño poppers, and air fryer bang bang shrimp.

🍄Key Ingredients

For exact amounts needed see the recipe card below

  • Portobello mushrooms
  • Cream cheese
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Jalapeños
  • Bell pepper – Use red, yellow, or orange for color.
  • Cooked bacon or bacon bits
  • Onion
  • Crackers
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Chili lime seasoning
  • Garlic
ingredients for air fryer stuffed mushrooms.

🥣How to Make Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms in Air Fryer

  1. Prep – Clean the mushrooms by wiping them with a paper towel. Pat dry and remove the stems.
  2. Dice – Dice the bell peppers, jalapeños, and onion. Crumble bacon into small pieces.
  3. Mix – Combine the cream cheese, cheddar, bell pepper, jalapeños, onion, chili lime seasoning, garlic, and salt in a bowl and mix.
  4. Stuff – Stuff the cheese mixture into the mushroom caps.
diced veggies.
Dice veggies
mixing the veggies with cream cheese.
Mix filling
filling the mushrooms.
Stuff mushrooms
  1. Prepare to Bread – Combine the crushed crackers and breading seasoning in a medium bowl. In another bowl, beat the eggs and milk.
  2. Dip – Dip the mushrooms in the egg mixture and then coat them in the cracker mixture. Make sure to cover the entire mushroom in breading.
  3. Air Fry – Put the breaded mushrooms in the air fryer basket, keeping them in a single layer. Cook the breaded mushrooms at 370 degrees F for 15 minutes.
dipping the mushrooms in egg.
Bread mushrooms
portobello mushrooms before air frying.
Before air frying
portobello mushrooms after air frying.
After air frying

🍴Serving Ideas

These tasty stuffed portobello mushrooms are hearty enough for a meal. You can serve them with a simple soup like Instant Pot vegetable soup, Colcannon soup, or a green salad. And mushrooms always go well with an air fryer steak dinner.

Or use them as an appetizer for your next game-day party. Pair them with lemon pepper wings or jalapeño popper pinwheels for a fabulous appetizer spread.

slicing an air fryer stuffed mushroom.

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💭How to Store

Store leftover air fryer stuffed portobello mushrooms in the fridge for 2-3 days. To reheat, just put them back in the air fryer at 350 degrees F for about 5 minutes.

stuffed portobello mushroom from the side.

⭐Tips and Variations

Be sure to check out the step by step instructions

  • If you want smaller mushrooms, you can stuff baby Bellas.
  • Try to pick mushrooms of the same size, so they cook at the same rate.
  • For extra crispiness, spray them with some olive oil cooking spray before air frying.
  • Switch up the type of cheese and use shredded mozzarella or Swiss cheese instead.

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Air Fryer Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Recipe

Published By Anne
Air fryer stuffed portobello mushrooms are a tasty game day snack. Hearty mushrooms are stuffed with cheese, bacon & jalapeños for spicy jalapeño popper taste in a mushroom.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 8
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  • 8 large portobello mushrooms
  • 12 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 teaspoons chili lime seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup bell pepper diced
  • 3 jalapeños chopped and deveined
  • 1/3 cup bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon onion finely chopped


  • 1 1/2 cups crackers crushed
  • 2 teaspoons chili lime seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk


  • Wash mushrooms by wiping them with a damp paper towel. Pat them dry and remove the stems.
    8 large portobello mushrooms
  • Dice the bell pepper, jalapeño peppers, and onion. Make sure to remove the seeds and ribs from the jalapeños. Crumble the bacon.
    1 cup bell pepper, 3 jalapeños, 1/3 cup bacon, 1 tablespoon onion
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese, chili lime seasoning, garlic, and salt and stir. You can use a food processor or mixer to combine the ingredients.
    12 ounces cream cheese, 1 cup cheddar cheese, 2 teaspoons chili lime seasoning, 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic, salt and black pepper
  • Add the bell, jalapeño peppers, bacon, and onions to the cream cheese mixture.
  • Generously stuff the inside of the mushroom caps with the cheese mixture.
  • In a medium bowl, combine crushed crackers with chili lime seasoning, garlic powder, and salt.
    1 1/2 cups crackers, 2 teaspoons chili lime seasoning, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, Pinch salt
  • Beat eggs and milk in another mixing bowl.
    2 eggs, 1/3 cup milk
  • Dunk mushrooms into egg mixture; then dredge in cracker mixture. Make sure the mushroom is covered with the breading.
  • Preheat air fryer at 370 degrees F for 3 minutes.
  • Put the breaded mushrooms in the air fryer basket. Keep them in a single layer and cook them in batches if necessary. Air fry the mushrooms in the air fryer at 370 degrees F for 15 minutes til the outside is golden brown and crispy.


  • For a crispier finish, lightly spray tops and sides of mushrooms with olive oil spray
  • Soften the cream cheese to room temperature before starting.
  • If you want smaller mushrooms, you can stuff baby Bellas.
  • Try to pick mushrooms of the same size, so they cook at the same rate.

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Nutrition Information

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 418mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1375IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition facts are estimates.

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