Top 8 Healthy And Yummy Mushroom Recipes To Try Out Today
Mushroom is a healthy food and contains many benefits to the health. Its benefits include relief from breast cancer, high cholesterol levels, prostate cancer, and diabetes, etc. Plus, it is also one of the great home remedies for losing weight and promoting the immune system. Further, the fiber, vitamin C and potassium content presence in mushrooms contribute to cardiovascular health. Sodium and potassium work together in your body to help manage blood pressure. Besides, mushroom extracts are used in many skin care products. So, you should not ignore this healthy food in your diet. You can incorporate mushroom in the breakfast, lunch as well as dinner with minimal efforts. Here are some easy and healthy mushroom recipes you can try at home.

1. Mixed Mushroom Ragout
You need to prepare:
• Vegetable oil - ¼ cup
• Mixed mushrooms - 1 pound, such as cremini and oyster mushrooms
• Shiitake mushroom - 1 pound, stemmed plus sliced
• Chopped medium onion -1
• Garlic cloves - 2, minced
• Chopped tomatoes – 1 cup
• White wine – ¼ cup
• Unsweetened coconut milk- ½ cup
• White miso - 2 teaspoons
• Dijon mustard – 1tablespoon
• Harissa – 1 tablespoon
• Chicken stock - ½ cup
• Capers – 1tablespoon
• Pepper and salt to taste
1. Take one large skillet at first and heat 2 tbsp of oil. Add the shiitake mushrooms afterward and season with pepper and salt.
2. Cook over moderate heat, turning until it becomes brown. Shift to a bowl and keep it.
3. In a wok, heat 1 tbsp of oil and next, add the mixed mushrooms.
4. Now, cook on high heat for five minutes till the water evaporates.
5. Thereafter, add the remaining oil and onion. Season with pepper, salt, and cook for five minutes until these onions soften. Add your garlic, cover, and later cook for another two minutes. Lastly, add the tomatoes, wine and simmer for another four minutes.
6. Whisk milk, mustard, miso and harissa in a bowl and. Then, add to that mushroom mixture together with shiitake, stock and capers.
7. Simmer on low heat after that and cook for four minutes, until it thickens. At last, season with pepper and salt and enjoy.

2. Minty Mushrooms
You need to prepare:
• Chopped mint leaves – 1 cup
• Mushrooms, stemmed - 400 grams
• Mashed garlic cloves -12
• Oil - 2 tablespoons
• Crushed black peppercorns - ½ teaspoon
• Iceberg lettuce
• Salt to taste
• Lime juice - 2 teaspoons
1. First, place garlic, 3 tbsp of oil, mint leaves in a blender jar and grind to one fine paste.
2. In a nonstick pan, heat 1 tbsp oil and next sauté mushrooms for one while. Add crushed peppercorns and salt and sauté again. Finally, add the lemon juice, ground paste and mix well.
3. On the plate, place these lettuce leaves and this mushroom over it. At last, serve hot.

3. Mushroom Risotto
You need to prepare:
• Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
• Butter - 50 grams
• Chopped onion - 1
• Sliced mushrooms - 200 grams
• Arborio rice - ½ cup
• White wine - ¼ cup
• Hot chicken stock - 4 cups
• Grated Parmesan cheese - 1/3 cup
• Crushed parsley - 1 tablespoon
• Pepper and salt to taste
1. Sauté mushrooms and onion in oil and add the butter until it becomes soft.
2. Stir in the wine and rice and cook until it becomes transparent. Later stir in the hot chicken stock, cover and then simmer for a couple of minutes.
3. You can add also some more stock and then repeat that process till the rice is cooked.
4. After that, season with pepper and salt and presently, remove from the heat.
5. Finally, stir in the remaining butter, Parmesan and serve.

4. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
You need to prepare
• Olive oil - ¼ cup
• Large white mushrooms - 24
• Flaked crab meat - 12 ounces
• Medium onion, chopped - 1
• Dried mustard - 1 teaspoon
• Parmesan cheese – 1 cup
• Breadcrumbs – 1 cup
• Parsley, chopped - 2 teaspoon
• Ground red pepper - 1/8 teaspoon
• Black pepper - 1/8 teaspoon
• Garlic salt - 1/8 teaspoon
• 1 egg, beaten
• Melted butter - ½ cup
• mayonnaise - 2 tablespoons
1. First, grease one baking dish with butter or olive oil and on it place the scooped mushrooms.
2. Next, mix crabmeat with the onion, chopped mushrooms stems, half-cup parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, dry mustard, parsley, garlic salt and black and red pepper in a medium bowl.
3. Mix them well and stir in egg and mayonnaise. In each mushroom, scoop the filling.
4. Presently, melt the butter and then drizzle over the mushrooms. After that, on each filled mushroom, add the rest of parmesan cheese on the tip.
5. Bake it for about 25 minutes at 425 ºF. Finally, serve hot.

5. Spinach & Mushroom Pasta
You need to prepare:
• Rotini noodles - 12 ounces
• Garlic cloves, minced - 3
• Olive oil - 1 tablespoon
• Medium onion, chopped - 1
• Mixed mushroom - 4 cups (shiitake, cremini, oyster, and Portobello)
• Fresh thyme - 1 tablespoon
• All-purpose flour – 2 tablespoon
• Fresh spinach, chopped - 2 cups
• Milk - 2 cups
• Fresh basic - ½ cup
• Salt – 1 teaspoon
• Pepper – 1teaspoon
• Parmesan cheese – 1 cup
1. Pour oil on one large non-stick pan. Cook garlic, thyme and onion for one minute and later add in mushroom. Cook for about eight minutes, stirring until these mushrooms become brown.
2. Sprinkle the flour afterwards, stir for one minute, and then add the milk gradually.
3. Boil it while stirring for three minutes. Stir in the basil, spinach, pepper and salt and cook until this spinach softens.
4. Add the parmesan cheese and cooked pasta and serve hot at last.

6. Roasted Mushrooms With Fresh Herbs
You need to prepare:
• Sesame oil - 2½ teaspoons
• Garlic cloves, mashed - 4
• Minced ginger - 3 tablespoons
• soy sauce - 1 ½ tablespoons
• Mixed mushroom (white, cremini and shiitake) – 1 ¼ pounds
• Small shallots, chopped - 10
• Mint, chopped - 1/3 cup
• Parsley, chopped - 1/3 cup
• Dill, chopped - 1 tablespoon
• Roasted sesame seeds - 1 tablespoon
• Pepper and salt to taste
1. Preheat your oven to 400 ºF for five minutes. Combine 2 tbsp of sesame oil with garlic, ginger and soy sauce in a small bowl.
2. Spread this mushroom on your baking sheet and on the mushrooms, drizzle the sesame mixture.
3. Properly toss to coat this mixture. Use salt to season the mushrooms and roast for half an hour.
4. Take the second baking sheet afterwards and using the remaining sesame oil, drizzle the shallots.
5. Toss well to coat, season with salt and later roast for around 25 minutes.
6. Transfer both shallots and mushrooms into a bowl. Then, add mint, parsley, dill and sesame seeds and toss well.
7. Lastly, serve with noodles.

7. Garlic Mushrooms
You need to prepare:
• Olive oil - ¼ cup
• Mushrooms, thinly sliced - 500 grams
• Garlic cloves, mashed - 3
• Dry sherry - 60 ml
• Lime juice – 1tablespoon
• Chili flakes - ½ teaspoon
• Chopped coriander – 1 tablespoon
1. In one large frying pan, heat oil and to it add garlic & mushrooms.
2. Cook for two minutes and add the sherry, chili flakes and lime juice. Season with pepper, salt, and cook till the mushrooms soften. Then, stir in the parsley.
3. Serve hot immediately.

8. Grilled Portobello Mushrooms With Tarragon And Parsley Butter
You need to prepare:
• Unsalted butter - 4 tablespoons
• Chopped tarragon leaves - 1 tablespoon
• Chopped parsley - 1 tablespoon
• Medium Portobello mushroom, stemmed - 8
• Olive oil for brushing
• Pepper and salt to taste
1. Firstly, mix butter with parsley leaves and tarragon in a small bowl. Season with pepper and salt and leave it aside.
2. Then, brush the Portobello mushrooms alongside olive oil and season with pepper and salt.
3. Shift the mushrooms to a grill pan and later cook over moderate heat for ten minutes, until it becomes tender and nicely charred.
4. After this, add this butter mixture in these mushrooms and cook for about 2 minutes until the butter completely melts.
5. At last, serve hot alongside sandwiches.
These mushroom recipes are very easy to prepare at home and you can buy all the ingredients in each recipe mentioned above easily. Do you like cooking mushrooms? Do share with us and other readers in the comments box below.

Author's Bio: 

This guest post is by Mai Cao, a blogger with many years of experience on searching the best natural home remedies for beauty and health issues