Mushrooms - Its versatility and popular recipes - Part 2
Mushrooms are rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals. We have often spoken about how mushrooms can be a healthy addition to your daily meals and how adding them in your diet will ensure a good source for your daily nutrition requirements.
Since we got such an overwhelming response from our readers on our popular Mushroom Recipes.
We decided to do part 2 of our select popular mushroom recipes. These recipes are easy to make and quick and the ingredients will be easily available in your pantry. Make sure to check them out. So, without any further ado, let's dive into our recipes.
1. Spaghetti with Mushroom Sauce
This spaghetti is made with a simple mushroom sauce. It takes less time to cook and is not that difficult to make which makes it perfect for busy weeknights.
-1 pound spaghetti
-1/2 cup olive oil
-1 onion, diced
-4 cloves garlic, minced
-2 pounds mushrooms, sliced
-1/2 cup dry white wine
-1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
-1 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon black pepper
-1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, then cook spaghetti according to package instructions.
2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add onions and garlic, and let them cook until they soften, for about 5 minutes.
3. Add mushrooms and cook until browned, about 10 minutes.
4. Stir in white wine, then add crushed tomatoes and salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
5. Drain spaghetti and add it to the skillet with the sauce. Toss to combine. Serve with parsley. Enjoy!
2. Honey Garlic Mushrooms
These mushrooms are coated in a honey garlic sauce. They make a really good appetizer or side dish.
-8 oz. of mushrooms
-3 cloves of garlic
-1/4 cup of honey
-2 tablespoons of olive oil
-1/4 teaspoon of salt
-1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Take a damp paper towel and begin cleaning the mushrooms.
3. Remove stems from mushrooms.
4. In a small bowl, mix together garlic, honey, olive oil, salt, and black pepper.
5. Place mushrooms on a baking sheet.
6. Pour the honey garlic mixture over the mushrooms.
7. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Enjoy!
3. Mushroom Stir Fry
This stir fry is made with mushrooms, snow peas, and onions.
-1/2 cup vegetable broth
-1 tablespoon cornstarch
-1 teaspoon sugar
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
-2 tablespoons vegetable oil
-1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
-1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
-1 cup snow peas, trimmed
-3 cloves garlic, minced
1. In a small bowl, whisk together broth, cornstarch, sugar, salt, and pepper.
2. In a large skillet or wok over high heat, heat oil until hot. Add mushrooms, onion, snow peas, and garlic; stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes until vegetables are crisp-tender.
3. Add the broth mixture; cook, stirring constantly until the sauce boils and thickens.
4. Serve with rice or noodles. Enjoy!
4. Roasted Mushrooms
These roasted mushrooms are a simple and delicious side dish. They’re perfect for a holiday meal or any special occasion.
-1 pound mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
-3 tablespoons olive oil
-1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-Salt and pepper to taste
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. In a large bowl, toss mushrooms with olive oil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper.
3. Transfer to a baking sheet and roast for 10-12 minutes until tender and golden brown. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
5. Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffed mushrooms are a classic appetizer that is perfect for any party or gathering. They’re quite easy to make and are customizable with any of your favorite fillings. Plus, they're always a hit with guests!
-1 pound of mushrooms, stems removed
-1/2 cup of bread crumbs
-1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
-2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
-1 clove of garlic, minced
-1/4 teaspoon of salt
-1/8 teaspoon of black pepper
-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
-1/4 cup of dry white wine
1. Get the oven preheated to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, salt, and black pepper.
3. Drizzle olive oil and white wine over the mixture, and stir until moistened.
4. Stuff mushrooms with the bread crumb mixture.
5. Place mushrooms on a lightly greased baking sheet.
6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender and golden brown.