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11 delicious mushroom recipes

Mushrooms can be controversial with kids. We think these flavourful, meaty recipes make an excellent case for giving these veggies a try.

11 delicious mushroom recipes

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Mushroom recipes

Portobello + Ranch Burgers

This juicy burger may be meat-free but it's packed with flavour thanks to the creamy ranch sauce and thick slices of cheddar. Get the recipe: Portobello + Ranch Burgers


11 delicious mushroom recipesPHOTO: ERIK PUTZ

Chicken and Veggie Kebabs with Parmesan Potatoes

Grilled veggies can’t be beat. These mushrooms and zucchinis have been tossed in oil and salt before landing on the grill, giving them a perfect flavour enhanchement. Get the recipe: Chicken and Veggie Kebabs with Parmesan Potatoes

plate of chicken skewers with cheesy potatoes on the sidePhoto: Roberto Caruso


Fettuccine ”Alfredo”

They may not play a big part in this dish, but flavourful cremini mushrooms make an impact on the texture front in this dairy-free alfredo. Get the recipe: Fettuccine “Alfredo”

Bowl of broad pasta with rotisserie chicken and veggiesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Dried mushrooms are a simple way to add tons of flavour to a stew. Look for them in the produce section alongside fresh mushrooms or in the international aisle at your local grocery store. Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Beef Stew

bowl of hearty beef stew with potatoes, carrots and peasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Sheet Pan Sesame Salmon and Broccoli

Bow down to the king. In this case, king oyster mushrooms. Here’s a dinner that cooks up on one sheet in just 25 minutes with a sticky-sweet glaze. We’re into it. Get the recipe: Sheet Pan Sesame Salmon and Broccoli

Salmon, broccoli and mushrooms on a sheet pan


Comforting Chicken Congee

Mushrooms are the star of this savoury breakfast dish. Think of it as a sort of rice porridge or soupy risotto. Get the recipe: Comforting Chicken Congee

three mugs of thick soup with mushroom and chicken on topPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Cheese and Sausage Croissant Strata

There’s a lot of good things happening in this dish. That’s croissants soaked in an eggy mixture with sharp cheese, mild Italian sausage and studded with our star ingredient, mushroom. You can prep this one the night before and bake in the morning for a practically effortless brunch dish. Get the recipe: Cheese and Sausage Croissant Strata

casserole dish of holiday strataPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Grilled Portobellos with Quinoa Salad

Here’s the thing, a grilled Portobello mushroom has such a meaty texture, it’s a great stand-in for steak. We’re not saying it’s the exact same, so calm down, but this stuffed little number won’t leave you wishing you had beef on your plate. Get the recipe: Grilled Portobellos with Quinoa Salad

grilled zucchini ribbons and portobello mushroom cap filled with quinoa saladPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Mushroom Quesadilla

Melted cheese and sauteed ‘shrooms in a soft, flour tortilla? Pass the sour cream, my buddy. Get the recipe: Mushroom Quesadilla

Cheesy quesadillas on white boardPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Barley Risotto with Mushroom, Zucchini and Peas

Barley is a nice and nubby way to absorb the tasty flavours of this risotto. The mushrooms add a meaty texture and obviously do their fair share of contributing to the taste—which is delicious, if you were wondering. Get the recipe: Barley Risotto with Mushroom, Zucchini and Peas 

bowl of thick risotto with veggies and cheesePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Herbed Crepes with Chicken, Asparagus and Mushrooms

Nutella-filled crepes are cool, but these savoury ones filled with chicken, mushrooms and asparagus in a creamy sauce win. Get the recipe: Herbed Crepes with Chicken, Asparagus and Mushrooms

herbed crepe stuffed with saucy chicken, asparagus and mushrooms

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