Easy Mushroom Recipes for Every Meal

There are so many possibilities for mushroom recipes! Mushrooms add flavor and texture to soups, entrees, sauces, and even tea. If you don't like the taste of a certain mushroom, fear not! Many different edible varieties exist.

Besides tasting good, there are numerous health benefits of mushrooms. They are low in fat, contain no cholesterol, and are known sources of selenium, potassium, and copper.

Mushrooms are also great for vegetarian dishes because they contain fiber and protein. According to Paul Stamets in his book Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World , edible mushrooms range from 20 to 50 percent fiber (by dry weight) and 3 to 35 percent protein (by dry weight).

Here you'll find recipes for appetizers, entrees, sauces, pasta, and tea. Many are vegetarian, or are easily adaptable to be so.

If using wild mushrooms make sure you know what you've picked! Never eat something you haven't positively identified at least three times before, and never rely on just the Internet for identification. (That said, read the mushroom identification article if you want to get started in the hobby).

Also take care to clean them properly. Many people prefer to use a damp washcloth, I've never had a problem with running them under a little water provided they're thoroughly dried afterwards.

mushroom recipesThere are so many good, tasty creations for soups and stuffed mushrooms that I had to give them their own pages. Click here for mushroom soup recipes and here for recipes involving stuffed mushrooms.

If you have too many mushrooms, consider saving them for later with one of these freezing techniques. Or you can learn how to dry mushrooms, an easy process that keeps them indefinitely. Both of these techniques can save you money and mushrooms in the long run.

Some of these recipes call for a mushroom sauté. Go to this article to learn how to sauté mushrooms.

Morel recipes are so special that they get their own page!

 

Browse the recipes:

 

Appetizers

 

Sauces

 

Rice/Pasta

 

Entrees

 

Tea

 

Appetizers

 

 

 

Mushroom Pate

 

Deep Fried Mushrooms

 

Garlic Mushrooms

 

Breaded Mushrooms

 

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Sauces

 

Mushroom Sauce

 

Mushroom Gravy Recipe

 

Chanterelles are great for mushroom recipesDelicate Mushroom Gravy Recipe (more appropriate for chanterelles/black trumpets)

 

Mushroom Wine Sauce

 

Mushroom Cream Sauce

 

Wild Mushroom Ragout

 

Mushroom Duxelles

 

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Rice/Pasta

 

Mushroom RisottoMushroom risotto recipe

 

Mushroom Pasta

 

Mushroom Ravioli

 

Mushroom Lasagna

 

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Entrees

 

Mushroom Pizza

 

Steak Diane

 

Porterhouse Steak

 

chicken marsala with mushrooms recipeChicken Marsala with Mushrooms Recipe

 

Mushroom Pie

 

Mushroom Chicken

 

Mushroom Burger

 

Spinach Mushroom Quiche

 

Indian Mushroom Recipe

 

Mushroom Burger

 

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The King of Mushroom Recipes: Tea!

 

Reishi mushroom tea

 

More recipes are forthcoming!

 

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