Since September is National Mushroom Month, it seems fitting to highlight all we love about one of nature’s finest culinary treasures. Mushrooms rank high on both the flavor and nutrition scale and are easy to incorporate in your cooking. It’s also peak season for wild mushroom foraging here in the Pacific Northwest so we wanted to share some of our favorite mushroom recipes that we hope serve as inspiration for both the mushroom newbies and the connoisseurs!
Portobello mushrooms are meaty and full of flavor and this mushroom recipe only requires a few ingredients and a few minutes. All you need is:
Splash of wine
We recently shared this recipe for Sauteed Portobello Mushrooms, which also includes a pro tip for sautéing that might surprise you! This go-to side dish will add a flavorful and nutritious element to almost any meal, which makes it one of our favorite mushroom recipes.
Put a twist on pizza night with this Chicken-Mushroom Pizza recipe, made with a whole grain einkorn crust. Mushroom, chicken and parmesan create a delicious combination! Make our einkorn pizza dough ahead of time for quick pizza prep on a busy weeknight. Top this pizza with a creamy, garlic-y, cheese sauce and you've got a homemade, gourmet pizza in under an hour. You might just wish pizza night was every night...
Pull out your trusty Dutch Oven for this one-pot meal, which only takes a few minutes to put together. Crimini mushrooms, pearl barley and chuck roast slow-cook in a broth with savory herbs for this hearty and nutritious meal. Pure comfort food at it's best! Beef with Mushrooms and Barley is also the perfect mushroom recipe for a Crock-Pot. Top off this meal with a glass of red wine or some fresh-baked garlic bread and you're good to go.
I know it's only September, but the entrance of fall naturally leaves me thinking ahead to the upcoming holidays and all the stuffing I will be devouring. While this recipe for Sage, Lemon and Mushroom Stuffing would be perfect for a holiday dinner table, any night is a good night for stuffing in my book. 😉 Give me a savory stuffing any day! While this mushroom recipe is an oldie on Savor the Best, it's a goodie for sure. This Sage, Lemon and Mushroom Stuffing has it all:
The slight lemon tang adds a deliciously new element we're sure you'll love!
Truffles are a delicacy of the fungus family and this mushroom recipe calls for fresh black truffle. The delicate flavors of pasta strands with black truffle sauce balance with the flavors of garlic and anchovies.
Fresh truffles are rare and their season is short, so if you end up with this delicacy in hand, you are in luck. Cooking for a special occasion or romantic dinner? This is THE dish.
We hope these mushroom recipes give you some inspiration for celebrating National Mushroom Month! Mushrooms are unique because they are a superfood source of nutrients that are found in both vegetables and proteins and carry with them a long list of nutritional benefits including:
Homemade Garlic Bread is a bonus for any meal and this recipe is easy and only requires three ingredients! Really, is there anything better than garlic bread?
Whip up a taste of Italy with this Herbed Olive Oil Dip! It’s an easy appetizer that can double as a salad dressing or sandwich spread. And with a blend of fresh herbs, garlic and olive oil, this is delicious and incredibly healthy.