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Mushroom Recipes + Benefits

Updated on August 14, 2017

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. -

Mushrooms !

Keep mushrooms longer using a special mushroom bag !
Keep mushrooms longer using a special mushroom bag !

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

Mushroom risotto

Chicken & mushroom pie or chicken mushroom & cheese triangles !

Garlic mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms

I  love mushrooms for breakfast.
I love mushrooms for breakfast.

Stuffed Mushrooms

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 .

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Mushroom Sauce

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
butter, 30g
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

30g butter

  • 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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If you have a mushroom recipe please let me know !

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      Lynsey Harte 3 years ago from Glasgow

      yummy!! I was actually meant to make risotto tonight, but I messed up the home delivery order! Booo! lol enjoy your stirfry! I shall be making something mushroomless tonight hahaha

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      freecampingaussie 3 years ago from Southern Spain

      sparkleyfinger , Hi Thanks for dropping by! Funny enough I was just slicing mushrooms up for our stirfry tea !

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      Lynsey Harte 3 years ago from Glasgow

      I love mushrooms, and in particular a nice risotto- I do have a recipe for this, also. My favourite is nice creamy garlic mushrooms- perfect with steak and mash. Yum yum!