Mushroom Recipes + Benefits
Home grown mushrooms
Have you ever wandered across a paddock early evening or a farm picking fresh mushrooms to use for dinner or breakfast the next day ?
Maybe you enjoy growing them at home in your veggie garden & are looking for new ways to use your mushrooms in cooking and baking so as to enjoy the many benefits they offer.
There are so many ways to enjoy mushrooms in a meal and the good news is that mushrooms are great for your health as they are a source of powerful nutrients so enjoy them every way you can.Mushrooms can be used as an appetizer like Garlic Mushrooms or stuffed mushrooms or in a main dish along with many other ingredients for a tasty meal.
They are also helpful in weight control which is great news for mushroom lovers. They are low in fat & calories . So it makes sense to eat mushrooms daily as they also influence blood lipids, blood glucose, immunity, and offer many essential nutrients and antioxidants. -
Diferent ways to enjoy mushrooms
I love mushrooms so here are some of the ways I use them .
Grilled or fried with bacon/ sausages & eggs
In a lasagna with other vegies + meat
Mushrooms stuffed with bacon, cheese & garlic sauce or
Mushroom sauce on steak
Mushroom soup for lunch
Chicken & mushroom pie or chicken mushroom & cheese triangles !
4 rashers of bacon
4 large mushrooms
3/4 Cheese or ordinary cheese
Half cup of diced tomato
Small amount of fresh chopped garlic or minced garlic
Remove the stalks & dice
Cut the bacon into strips & fry with stalks in garlic
Mix the cheese, tomato + bacon stalks in garlic together
Place the mushrooms on a lined bake tray & spoon the ingrediants into the mushroom topping it with a bit of cheese.
Bake them for about 15 minutes till they are golden brown .
There are many different options that can be used for stuffed mushrooms depending on your tastebuds .
- Benefits | Mushroom Info
For thousands of years, Eastern cultures have revered mushrooms health benefits.1 Mushrooms have long been celebrated as a source of powerful nutrients, but
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There are a few different ways to make mushroom sauce depending on your different likes and dislikes in food. This one uses horseradish and the one below uses wine.
olive oil, 2 tablespoons
cup mushrooms, 250g, sliced
garlic, 1 clove, crushed
light sour cream, ½ cup
horseradish cream, 1 tablespoon
Heat oil and butter together in same pan on medium. Sauté mushrooms and garlic 3-4 minutes. Stir cream and horseradish through. Bring to a simmer. Season to taste.
Mushroom Sauce with Wine
- 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 200g Swiss brown mushrooms, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 300ml pure cream
Melt butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and mushrooms. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until softened.
- Step 2
Add wine. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in cream. Bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes or until reduced by half. Season with salt and pepper.
Types of Mushrooms
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