19 Reviews

I love this dish!! It is a great appetizer and feeds up to 5 people comfortably. The recipe calls for crab meat so I used the canned crab meat. (You can find this next to the Tuna.) When I first made them they were really good, but they were a little dry. So I melted some butter and basted the tops after they came out of the oven. And they turned out perfect!! The second time I made them I used a lot of butter while I sauteed the veggies. The recipe also calls for two cups of oyster crackers, but instead I used a cup and a half. This really balanced the recipe out more. So when I pulled them out of the oven they were really soft and moist, and delicious!! I will definitely be using this recipe again!!

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nyusupergirl07 May 30, 2010

WOW! This is just the stuffed mushroom recipe I have been searching for. I had to substitute fresh crab for canned lump crabmeat. Turned out great anyway. Thanks for this great recipe!

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AllThingsCooking October 15, 2002

These sure didn't taste like the ones from Red Lobster! Too dry and the cheese didn't melt and get all gooey like theirs. Disappointed!

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Dorothy Stahl December 07, 2002

These mushrooms were a huge hit! I did add an extra egg and a little extra butter so I didn't have any problems with dryness. I used monterey jack on top and a mild cheddar in the stuffing. I served them as finger food so I baked on a shallow baking sheet without the butter.

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Terrie #2 December 25, 2008

These mushrooms are great, provided you know how to "tweek" it. On the Red Lobster menu, it says right out "Monterey Jack" cheese. I found the stuffing to be dry, so I added melted butter and more water. I used colby and monterey for the filling and mozzarella on top, added butter and broiled and voila ... Red Lobster perfection! Thanks so much!

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scape2pa September 20, 2008

The taste was excellent, but the proportions were way too much! I prepared it just as the recipe called for, but only ended up using half the stuffing and had to throw the rest away. I put a clump of shredded cheese on top of each musshroom instead of a slice. It definitely was not like Red Lobster (I work there) but was still good.

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Jessica in Phoenix, AZ July 14, 2003

They were tasty but I definitely recommend more butter or egg, something to make them a little less dry. My next time I'll also more than likely reduce the recipe as it seemed to make more mixture than I had mushrooms.

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niksmomma June 29, 2016

Pretty good base recipe. Oyster crackers are too bland and dry. I've used Ritz or Townhouse crackers which work better, but I prefer to use the seasoned bread crumbs from a can. I also use more butter to saute in to keep the stuffing more moist while it bakes. I also don't care for the taste of cheddar cheese, or the way it does not melt and get bubbly very well, so I either use a shredded Monterrey Jack cheese or Provolone cheese - tastes much better and more like Red Lobster this way.

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cddhbrown July 02, 2015

My husband said after my first time making this late on valentines, and I also was ill,

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lisa4648curtis February 15, 2015

My husband says even better than Red Lobster! Very easy. I think the author means to use two cups of oyster crackers- then crush them up. Not 2 cups of crushed crackers- causing the dish to be too dry. Very good and this makes a lot!

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Brittany S. February 12, 2015
Red Lobster Crab Stuffed Mushrooms