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”
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
- Soy Sauce
Keep Them Fresh
Give mushrooms a longer shelf life by storing them in the fridge in their original packaging or a brown paper bag.