Appetizers & Snacks, Side Dishes

Chicken Sausage, Goat Cheese, Basil, and Cranberry Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Prep 15 mins
  • Total 38 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 16

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 pound chicken sausage, casing removed, crumbled
  • 6 ounces 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons basil, cut in thin ribbons
  • 1/3 cup 1/3 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 16 baby portobello mushrooms, rinsed, stems removed


  • Ninja® Foodi® Dual Heat Air Fry Oven
  • Large Saute Pan
  • Step 1

    Place a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and onion and sauté until lightly browned and softened, about 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add the chicken sausage to the pan and cook until browned, about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove the pan from heat and set aside to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Once the sausage mixture is cooled, transfer to a large bowl along with the goat cheese, basil, cranberries, salt, and pepper and mix until fully combined.

  • Step 4

    Stuff each mushroom with a heaping tablespoon of the sausage mixture.

  • Step 5

    Remove Air Fry Basket from oven. Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 325°F, and set time to 12 minutes. Press the setting dial to begin preheating.

  • Step 6

    While unit is preheating, arrange mushrooms in the Air Fry Basket, making sure they are not crowding each other.

  • Step 7

    When unit has preheated, open door, install SearPlate in the bottom level of the unit and the basket in the top level of the unit. Close door to begin cooking.

  • Step 8

    When cooking is complete, carefully remove the basket from the oven and serve warm.