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Manly Man Marsala Stuffed Mushrooms


  • 1 pkg large white mushrooms about 10-12
  • 1/2 pound crumbled Italian sausage
  • 1/2 sweet onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 8 tablespoons Marsala Wine
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 4 ounces Philadelphia Italian Herb Cooking Creme or substitute 4 ounces cubed Philadelphia Cream Cheese and 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 salt/pepper to taste
  • parsley to garnish optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Clean mushrooms and remove stems (set aside).
  • Put mushroom caps in a large bowl and top with 3 tbs. olive oil and 4 tbs Marsala wine and let soak.
  • Chop mushroom stems.
  • Cook sausage in skillet until cooked through. Drain.
  • Add garlic, mushroom stems, onion, and 1 tbs. olive oil to skillet and cook until onions are softened.
  • Add sausage back to skillet with onion mixture, add Worcestershire.
  • Then add Cooking Creme (or cream cheese) and mix together until cheese is melted.
  • Empty mixture into a bowl and stir in panko bread crumbs.
  • Season with salt/pepper to taste.
  • Remove mushroom caps from bowl and stuff each with a heaping spoonful of sausage mixture.
  • Add melted butter and 4 tbs Marsala to the baking dish and then add the stuffed mushroom caps.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until golden on top.
  • Optional: Ladle sauce from baking dish on top before serving.
  • Garnish with parsley.