Shiitake Mushrooms

Pump up the umami

Traditionally used in Asian cooking, shiitake mushrooms bring an exotic flair to everyday meals. Shiitakes have a soft, spongy quality, producing a woodsy, meaty flavour and texture when cooked. Don’t discard the stem, it can be used to make tasty soup stocks.


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Use shiitake mushrooms in stir-fry, pasta, soups, and sauces to maximize umami! The deep, savoury flavour and meaty texture will have you reaching for seconds!

Easy Serving Suggestions:

Stir fry in noodle and ramen dishes

Sauté with butter and olive oil for savoury pasta and risotto

Add to soups, stews, and gravy

Season with paprika and tamari and bake for “mushroom bacon”

Nutrition Facts

85 g serving (1/2 cup cooked shiitake mushrooms):

  • 48 calories
  • 0 grams of fat
  • 12 grams of carbohydrate
  • 1 grams of protein
  • 24 IU of vitamin D

Pair with these seasonings:

  • Sesame Oil
  • Gochujang
  • Soy Sauce
  • Miso
  • Dashi
  • Scallions

Keep Them Fresh

Give mushrooms a longer shelf life by storing them in the fridge in their original packaging or a brown paper bag.

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