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Keto Crab and Gouda Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

These savory bites of portobello mushroom, crab meat and Gouda cheese make a fantastic appetizer or keto-friendly side dish. Keto diet and Primal diet friendly and a real crowd pleaser! This stuffed mushroom recipe is great for a special occasion or holiday, and it's easy enough to have for a quick week night side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Keto, Potluck
Keyword: Keto Recipe, Primal Recipe
Servings: 8 3-mushroom servings
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Angela Davis


  • 24 whole baby portobello mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp pasture butter divided
  • 1/4 cup celery stalk minced
  • 1/4 cup Onion minced
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 pinch dry mustard
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pinch allspice
  • 1/2 tsp pink sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 ounce crab meat, canned
  • 3/4 cup aged gouda cheese shredded and divided
  • 3/4 cup pork rinds crushed and divided
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare baking pan by spraying with cooking spray or a light layer of olive oil.
  • Clean mushrooms by gently wiping away any dirt or debris with a damp towel. Remove stems. Set mushrooms on prepared baking tray and set aside.
  • Melt 1 tbsp butter in a small skillet, saute finely minced celery and onion on medium-low until the onion starts to turn translucent. Add garlic for one minute.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine crab meat, spices, onion mixture, 1/2 cup of shredded Gouda and 1/2 cup of crushed pork rinds. Place a spoonful of the mixture in each mushroom cap.
  • Melt remaining 1 tbsp butter in skillet and toss with remaining 1/4 cup crushed pork rinds. Mix with remaining Gouda and top each mushroom with a pat of the mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden. Enjoy!


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 496mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 278IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1mg