Gorgonzola Mushrooms

If you love Italian blue cheese and mushrooms then you will love these Gorgonzola mushrooms. This is the perfect side dish for steak or pork.

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Those of you who are regular readers of my blog will know that I really need routine. And part of that routine has been writing down my recipes every night. I used to keep a food diary and it evolved with this blog to a recipe diary. I am so far behind in putting the recipes from my notes onto my blog that I have in fact stopped jotting down recipes every night. This has been quite liberating as I can just cook comfort food. And, Dave is also cooking which has been wonderful for me. It has been a mini time out. With that in mind, I will share with you the fact that I made this dish for Gorgonzola mushrooms on the 25th of February! My mid year sojourn will at least mean that sometime in the near future I will be blogging ‘current recipes’ and not ones that appear to be out of season, or with photographs taken in haste.

Gorgonzola Mushrooms
Gorgonzola Mushrooms
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Gorgonzola Mushrooms

Recipe Category: Side Dish
Makes enough for: 2 people
All Rights Reserved: An original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 6 rashers bacon
  • 100 g Gorgonzola
  • 4 large brown mushrooms, stalk removed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
  • 20 mls basil pesto


  • preheat the oven to 200° Celsius
  • cut up the bacon and fry in a dry pan until the fat has rendered down
  • remove from the pan and set aside while you pan fry the flesh side of the mushrooms
  • season the exposed side, add the cut up bacon and the gorgonzola
  • bake in the oven for 5 minutes
  • then put under the grill for a further 5 minutes
  • top each mushroom with a teaspoon of the pesto

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27 thoughts on “Gorgonzola Mushrooms

  1. I love Gorgonzola cheese, its bought in Italia also with a fresh mix of marscapone. Creamy Deluxe! These look delicious and I love the added ingredient of pesto. Buono!

  2. Hey Tandy….it doesn’t get better than cheese and mushrooms! 🙂 🙂

    Do you have any idea how long a bottle of pesto will keep for once opened? I always tend to end up throwing mine away which is such a waste..

    1. I make my own and it lasts quite a long time. It seems the store bought ones only last a few days. I will post a recipe soon for a great coriander pesto that is easy to make 🙂

  3. These look divine Tandy. I am always looking for new ideas to serve up (disguise):) veggies for the kids. I am going to try this one on them. As for Dave and I, we love anything with gorgonzola. Delicious. PS. I always love reading your blog.

    1. Thanks Ana – I have a few good tricks for kids and vegies which I am going to share when I catch up with my blogging 🙂

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