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Savory mushroom cheesecake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Savory mushroom cheesecake


  • Preheat the oven to 160°C (320° F) set to fan. 
  • Line a 20 cm springform pan with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl add the butter, the dried breadcrumbs, and mix with a spoon.
  • Spread the mixture over the bottom of the pan and press it well with your fingers.
  • Bake the crust in the oven for 15 minutes, until golden.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and place it on a rack to cool.
  • Cut the mushrooms into small pieces and finely chop the garlic and the walnuts.
  • Place a deep frying pan over medium heat and add the butter and the mushrooms.
  • Sauté the mushrooms until they release most of their moisture. 
  • Add the garlic, the walnuts, the thyme, and keep sauteing until golden brown. 
  • Add the soy sauce (or the salt), the pepper, and remove the pan from the heat. 
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl and set it aside to cool for 30 minutes. 
  • Preheat the oven to 160°C (320° F) set to fan.
  • Add the cream cheese into another bowl and whisk it until softened. 
  • Add the yogurt, the eggs, and whisk until the mixture is homogenized. 
  • Transfer the cream cheese mixture into the mushroom mixture and mix well with a spoon. 
  • Pour the filling into the pan and transfer it to the oven. Bake it for 30 minutes until the filling is firm. 
  • Remove the pan from the oven, set it aside to cool, and then refrigerate the cheesecake for about 3 hours, until chilled. 
  • Sprinkle with thyme leaves and serve with toasted bread slices.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
27 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
50 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
4 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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