Mushroom recipes

Get inspired with our selection of delicious mushroom recipes. Tailored to cater for all preferences, including vegetarians and vegans, explore new ways to indulge in this staple ingredient with HelloFresh.

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How To Make Mushroom Sauce

Elevate the taste of your favourite dishes with the addition of mushroom sauce - it’s creamy, delicious and surprisingly easy to make. Look no further for the perfect mushroom sauce recipe, we’ve detailed everything you need below.

  • Mushrooms (Use whichever type of mushroom is your favourite, we recommend chestnut).
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 4 tbsp of double cream
  • 1 tsp of wholegrain mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed

    1. Finely chop the mushrooms and heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan
    2. Once the oil is heated, add the chopped mushrooms and cook on high heat until they turn golden brown.
    3. Stir in the crushed garlic and a teaspoon of wholegrain mustard, ensuring everything is combined nicely
    4. Reduce the heat to low and slowly pour in around four tablespoons of double cream and simmer for a few minutes or until the sauce reaches your desired consistency
    5. Season to your liking and serve alongside your favourite dish.

How To Cook Mushrooms

Mushrooms are extremely versatile and can be cooked in various ways to suit different preferences. Here are some common methods for cooking mushrooms:
Fried: Frying mushrooms involves a quick process, taking less than 10 minutes in a hot and oiled pan. Cook until golden brown and season with your preferred herbs.
Grilled: Marinate your mushrooms in olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat for about 12 - 15 minutes until they reach a tender consistency.
Roasted: Toss your mushrooms in olive oil, garlic and herbs before roasting in a high-heat oven. Leave until the mushrooms become tender and caramelized.
Baked: Elevate your mushrooms by stuffing the caps with desired ingredients such as cheese and herbs. Bake in an ovenproof dish until the mushrooms turn golden, ensuring they are thoroughly cooked through.

How to: Mushrooms - FAQs

Are mushrooms good for you?

To answer simply, yes. Mushrooms are low calorie and packed full of vitamin D and other nutrients to help keep your body feeling healthy and nourished.

How long do mushrooms last?

How long mushrooms last will differ depending on where you buy them and their expiry date etc. However, for the most part, mushrooms can last anywhere from 5 to 10 days if stored correctly in the refrigerator.

Can you eat raw mushrooms?

There is a lot of debate on whether you can eat mushrooms raw. With some forms of mushroom, it may be okay to eat them raw, but with others it is best to cook them in your preferred way first. If you’re in doubt, check the packages at your local supermarket or ask a professional. With a HelloFresh delivery, you’ll get a full step-by-step recipe card so you’ll know exactly what to do with your mushrooms.

Is mushroom a vegetable?

Mushrooms are fungi because of the way they are grown. However, because of their nutritional density, they are often classed as a vegetable.
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