10 Wholesome Recipes with Mushrooms


I remember there was a time when I used to shudder at the thought of eating mushrooms. My sister’s love of the crumbed mushroom kabobs at one of our local restaurants baffled me. I don’t know exactly when things changed for me, but I absolutely love them now!

Mushrooms are so versatile and using them is an easy way to add flavor to a dish. It’s one of those fail-safe ingredients that I use when I don’t know what to make and just improvise in the kitchen. If you have some mushrooms and you’re not sure what to do with them, try one of these tasty 10 Wholesome Recipes with Mushrooms…

1. Risotto-Style Mushroom Zucchini

risotto style mushroom zucchini

Easy is the name of the game in this house, and there’s nothing easier than a quick chop and sauté. All you need are two or three ingredients (zucchini and mushrooms in this case), chop ’em, spice ’em, pop ’em in a pan and you’re good to go!

2. Chicken with Mushroom and Tarragon Cream Sauce

chicken with mushroom and tarragon cream sauce

Mushroom sauce is a favorite in my family! It’s so rich and satisfying. This creamy mushroom and tarragon version uses a base of coconut milk.

3. Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms

chorizo stuffed mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are a great dish to make when family or guests come around, as a snack or appetizer.

4. Mushroom and Pea Curry

mushroom and pea curry

Hmm, if I can make a curry out of an ingredient, that I will! It’s simple to make, and never lack in flavor.

5. Rustic Mushroom Soup

rustic mushroom soup

It might be summer in the USA, but here in South Africa we’re all shivering in the winter chill. If it’s winter where you are, or you’re just craving soup, this rustic mushroom soup will do you well.

6. Italian Beef Stew with Zucchini, Mushrooms, and Basil

italian beef stew with zucchini mushrooms and basil

This is my type of comfort food. A meat a vegetable stew. Hmm…I’m drooling…

7. Bunless Mushroom Burger

bunless mushroom burger

If you’re trying to skip the bread, pop that burger meat on top of a portobello mushroom. It’ll never be bread, but it sure is a tasty new combination to try.

8. Pesto Shrimp with Mushrooms

pesto shrimp with mushrooms

Three of my favorite things! If you’re using a healthy pre-made homemade or store-bought pesto, this delicious dish will be done in 15 minutes or less.

9. Portobello Steaks with Avocado Chimichurri

portobello steaks with avocado chimichurri

Mushrooms and avocado actually go really great together, I recently discovered.

10. Balsamic Mushrooms

balsamic mushrooms

This easy and tasty side dish is a great addition to a main meal.

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