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3 Easy Mushroom Recipes to Keep You Warm During the Rainy Season

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What mushroom recipes can you cook to keep you warm this rainy season?

  • Mushroom and Brown Rice Hash with Eggs
  • Quick Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

 

Mushrooms, like Spanish sardines in recipes, are essential sources of protein and fiber and are also packed with B vitamins perfect for a nutritiously delicious meal. If you would like to prepare it for your family dinner or for a weekly lunch gathering, mushrooms would add tons of flavor to any dish. Including them in your recipes for your dinner table will be a surefire way to warm everyone up this rainy season. The explosion of flavors will be effortless enough to be a part of your meals for days.

Mushroom and Brown Rice Hash with Eggs

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Mushroom and Brown Rice Hash with Eggs

This is a light main dish. But be careful because you might eat more than you planned.

The mushroom and brown rice hash with eggs recipe is a great weeknight dinner or brunch option. By substituting white rice with brown rice, you are ensuring the health of your entire family.

Here’s how you make it

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can Pieces and Stems Mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 8 ounces brown rice, cooked
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 4 large eggs

Directions:

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat then proceed to sauté mushrooms until it is lightly brown. Cook for 5-7 minutes. Add the onion then cook this for 1 minute.
  2. Toss in the rice and carrot, and stir the vegetables until it is tender. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Stir in the green onions, salt, pepper, and caraway seeds.
  3. Meanwhile, place 2-3 inches of water in a large saucepan or skillet then bring it to a boil. Adjust the heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Break the cold eggs, one at a time, into a small bowl.
  4. Hold the bowl close to the surface of water, then slip the egg into the water.
  5. Cook, uncovered for 3-5 minutes or until the whites are completely set and the yolks begin to thicken but are not hard. Use a slotted spoon to grab the eggs out of the water.
  6. Serve it over the rice mixture.

 

Quick Cream of Mushroom Soup

Rainy days can get you down but with this recipe, you are sure to be warmed up in no time. This would be a hearty and surprisingly comforting meal for the whole family so read on below to see how to begin cooking a quick cream of mushroom soup.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can of Pieces and Stems Mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans chicken broth
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat; sauté mushrooms and onion until tender.
  2. Mix the flour, salt, pepper, and one can of broth until smooth. Stir in the mushroom mixture. Bring it to a boil, then cook and stir until for about 2 minutes or until it becomes thickened.
  3. Reduce heat and stir in the cream.
  4. Remove the cover and simmer for about 15 minutes while stirring occasionally.

Chicken Marsala

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Chicken Marsala

This is an incredibly easy but impressively delicious recipe that can make anyone feel better even when going through a stressful week. The light flavors of the ingredients will explode in your mouth and it will surely warm you up.

Here is how you can do it:

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can Pieces and Stems Mushrooms
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • Parsley, roughly chopped

Directions:

  1. Lightly grease your slow cooker with a nonstick spray. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Place it in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  2. Top the chicken with garlic, mushrooms, and chicken broth.
  3. Cover and cook for 5-6 hours on low.
  4. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the chicken into a plate.
  5. Whisk the water and cornstarch together until they are smooth. Then, pour into a slow cooker and stir.
  6. Place the chicken back to the slow cooker, switch the heat to high, cover and cook for another 20-30 minutes until sauce is thickened.
  7. Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Note: You may also cook this recipe with a pressure cooker.

Key Takeaway

For those looking to add a great dose of Omega-3 in these dishes, you can certainly experiment by adding Spanish sardines to the recipes. They should go well with the antioxidants provided by mushrooms.

In all honesty, there is nothing like a steamy mushroom recipe to fill you up. The best part about them is they are very easy to make which will leave you with no fuss in the kitchen. Try whipping up these great recipes for dinner and your family will definitely thank you for it!