Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Grilling Portobello Mushrooms on a gas grill | BBQ or roasting in the oven is a simple and flavourful way to cook mushrooms.


Serve with a big dollop of Kale & Green Bean Pesto.

  • Prep 2 mins
  • Cook Time 15 - 25 mins
  • Difficulty Low
  • Serving1 - 2 / person
  • Low Carb

    Low-Carb recipes have a low carbohydrate count.  No sugar, no grains; no legumes, no starchy vegetables, no high sugar fruits or milk.

  • Mineral Rich

    Ingredients are naturally rich in essential minerals. Salty taste in botanicals like parsley, nettles, seaweeds indicates the plants have a high mineral content.

  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Anti Inflammatory

    Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.

  • Immune Support

    Recipes have ingredients that support our immune system and help our bodies to fight bacterial and viral infections.  Foods high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals support our immune functions.  Food and herbs with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties help our bodies fight infection and support our immune response.


✓ adds to shopping list

  • 1 -2 Portobello Mushrooms / person
  • ½ - 1 tsp olive oil
  • pinch sea salt
  • splash sherry vinegar
  • pinch thyme | marjoram


Grilled Portobello Mushrooms


PREP wipe any dirt off caps + trim off stems if you like – save for another dish or stock.


FLUTED side up – drizzle a little olive oil + sprinkle salt + thyme + splash sherry or sherry vinegar over each mushroom = deepens the flavour. 


HEAT your grill | BBQ.  Roast in a pre-heat oven 400F | 200C


COOK fluted side up – 15 – 25mins until soft with a nice dark colour – they will have a liquid in the fluted cap = a flavour bomb – keep it – do not turn your mushrooms over during cooking.


SERVE as part of an alfresco feast, brunch or dinner. Serve with a big dollop of Kale & Green Bean Pesto or Herby Pesto, or Spinach Basil Pesto. 

Tips + Suggestions

CRIMINI – BABY-BELLA = small Portobello Mushrooms they are all the same Fungi Variety.


SAVE the stems – Portobello Stems are edible – use in another dish or freeze until you have a handful – add to make flavourful stocks


SIZE – depending on the size of your mushrooms cooking time with vary