Kid-Friendly Recipes Using Gourmet Mushrooms
When you think of kid-friendly ingredients, do mushrooms come to mind? It’s not likely; many kids shy away from the delicious fungi much to the exasperation of their mushroom-loving parents. Luckily, our gourmet mushroom varieties may be just what your kid needs to overcome their mushroom aversion. They’re colorful, flavorful, and more fun to look at than regular button mushrooms.
Ugly Mushroom Market Pizza
This Ugly Mushroom Market Pizza is a great way to get in a mass amount of nutrients all at once using fresh and local ingredients. You will also be getting a variety of flavors with plenty of room for creativity. Stop by your local farmers market, grab some delicious mushrooms and produce for some pizza tonight!
Oyster Mushroom Taquitos with Roasted Corn Salsa
These oyster mushroom taquitos are a great alternative to shredded meat, mimicking the flavor and texture with the added health benefits including improved metabolic health, lower cholesterol and higher immune function. And now that corn season is in full swing, this roasted corn salsa pairs perfectly. Give these crunchy taquitos a try!
Creamy Shiitake Spinach Ravioli
Give your immune system a boost with a healthy dose of shiitake mushrooms for dinner tonight! Take a step out of your comfort zone and try this delicious dish. I think everyone needs to make homemade ravioli at least once in their lives. Plus-ravioli is super fun to make with your family!
Golden Oyster Mushroom "Fish Fry"
Who would have known mushrooms could be a fish replacement?! After some trial and error, I have created this fried, breaded and fishy deliciousness. After you devour this meal, you won't have "mush-room" for dessert! This is definitely a must-try. No fish was harmed in the making of this "fish" fry!
Pioppinos + Pine Nuts + Peas
If you're looking for a healthy/easy weeknight dinner, look no further than this peppered Pioppino dish! Pioppino mushrooms are full of antioxidants, essential B vitamins and potassium. These mushrooms have an earthy, nutty flavor that pair well with pine nuts and sweet peas. So...swap out the beef in your weekly dinner routine for this filling, healthy, and meaty-like wonder!
Wild Rice and Wild Mushrooms
Who doesn’t love a hearty bowl of chicken wild rice soup?! That’s what inspired me to make this simple, healthier wild rice and mushroom recipe — it makes for a hearty main or fulfilling side. Thankfully R&R Cultivation grows, cultivates, and sells their local mushrooms at a variety of indoor markets and online during the cruel Minnesota winter season. I’m lucky to have a great partnership with them!
Pistachio Oyster Mushrooms
This recipe is a perfect side dish for the fall - winter season, or over some rice or soba noodles as a meal. The creamy, garlic-y sauce makes this dish a winner. I actually used nut pods dairy free cream in this dish, but you are welcome to use regular cream, full-fat coconut milk, vegetable stock, you name it!
Oyster Mushroom Tacos with Grilled Poblano Pepper + Corn Salsa
These oyster mushroom tacos will make you rethink Meatless Mondays! Golden, crisp oysters are nestled on top of a simple, homemade chipotle mayo and warmed corn tortilla. Grilled poblano peppers and corn are transformed into a smoky salsa and give these handheld treats a beautiful pop of color on top — a perfect summer recipe using seasonal, bright ingredients.
Cooking with Minnesota Mushrooms
Cooking with mushrooms is a healthy, economical, and delicious option if you’re wanting to eat vegetarian, vegan, or simply reduce your meat intake! This article includes some facts about mushrooms, different varieties that are on the market, and some scrumptious recipes for Mushroom “Crab” Cakes, Savory Crepes, and simple sautéed Lion’s Mane.
Lion's Mane "Lobster Bites"
The beauty of mushrooms is that there are countless ways to enjoy them. If you’re a purist, a quick sauté in some butter or olive oil and a sprinkle of salt may be all you need to whole heartedly enjoy an entire plate to yourself (no judgement). I did just that to a beautiful Lion’s Mane Mushroom, which I might as well just start calling “Lobster Bites.”
Savory Crepes with Oyster Mushrooms, Arugula, and Goat Cheese
Savory Crepes with Oyster Mushrooms, Arugula, & Goat Cheese are bound to be your new favorite brekky! Delicious fresh oyster mushrooms are sautéed and combined with lightly dressed arugula, perfectly scrambled eggs, and creamy goat cheese, all wrapped up in a tender homemade crepe.