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White Button Mushroom Recipes. Looking to add some flavor and variety to your cooking? Look no further than the humble white button mushroom, also known as the champignon mushroom.
These little wonders are not only delicious but also incredibly versatile, making them the perfect ingredient for a wide range of mouthwatering dishes.
How to Cook White Button Mushrooms: 4 Easy & Flavorful Recipes
In this blog, we’ll be sharing four of our favorite recipes featuring white button or white mushrooms a.k.a. champignon mushrooms. From appetizers to main courses, these recipes are guaranteed to impress your taste buds and elevate your culinary skills. Let’s get cooking!
1. Sautéed White Button Mushrooms
Enjoy the delicious flavors of the sauteed mushrooms with the savory soy or oyster sauce, complemented by the freshness of the scallion garnish.
- 1 pound white button mushrooms, sliced
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce or oyster sauce
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
- First, heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat.
- Then, add the sliced mushrooms to the pan and sauté for about 5 minutes, or until they start to soften and release their moisture.
- Next, stir in the soy sauce or oyster sauce, ensuring that all the mushrooms are coated evenly. Continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes, or until the cooked mushrooms are tender.
- Remove the pan from heat and sprinkle the sliced scallions on top as a garnish.
- Give it a quick toss to combine the scallions with the mushrooms.
- Finally, transfer the sautéed mushrooms to a serving dish and serve hot as a side dish or as a topping for rice or noodles.
This sautéed white button mushroom recipe can be used as a base for a flavorful stir-fry. Just add your preferred vegetables and protein to the skillet along with the mushrooms and follow the instructions for a delicious and satisfying dish.
2. White Button Mushroom Carbonara
This creamy and flavorful mushroom carbonara is a twist on the classic Italian pasta dish. The sautéed white button mushrooms add a savory and earthy taste, while the garlic adds a nice aromatic flavor.
- 8 ounces of spaghetti or linguine
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 8 ounces white button mushrooms, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
- First cook the spaghetti or linguine according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and sauté for about 5 minutes until they are tender and lightly browned.
- Then, add the minced garlic to the skillet and cook for an additional minute until fragrant. If desired, you can substitute the olive oil with a combination of garlic and butter for added flavor.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and grated Parmesan cheese until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
- Pour the egg and cheese mixture into the skillet with the mushrooms and garlic. Quickly toss the pasta in the skillet to coat it evenly with the sauce. The residual heat will cook the eggs and create a creamy sauce.
- Cook for an additional minute, stirring continuously, until the sauce thickens slightly and coats the pasta.
- Finally, remove from heat and garnish with freshly chopped parsley.
- Serve the White Button Mushroom Carbonara hot and enjoy!
The dish is finished with a sprinkle of fresh parsley, adding a touch of freshness and color. It’s a simple and satisfying meal that can be prepared in no time.
3. Veggie and White Mushroom Skewers
These vegetable and mushroom skewers are a tasty and nutritious option for grilling. The combination of white button mushrooms, bell peppers, and zucchini provides a colorful and flavorful mix of textures. The barbecue sauce adds a tangy and smoky taste, enhancing the overall appeal of the dish.
- 8-10 white button mushrooms
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 green bell pepper
- 1 medium zucchini
- 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water
- Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
- Next, wash and cut the vegetables into bite-sized pieces, ensuring to remove the stems from the mushrooms.
- Thread the mushrooms, bell peppers, and zucchini onto the soaked wooden skewers, alternating between the vegetables.
- For extra flavor, brush the skewers with barbecue sauce, making sure to coat all sides. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place the skewers on the preheated grill or grill pan. Cook for about 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the vegetables are tender and slightly charred.
- Brush the skewers with additional barbecue sauce while grilling, if desired, for extra flavor.
- Once cooked, remove the skewers from the heat and let them cool slightly.
- Serve the Veggie and White Mushroom Skewers as a delicious and healthy appetizer or main dish. They can be enjoyed on their own or served with a side of rice or a fresh salad.
Whether you’re hosting a barbecue or simply looking for a quick and easy meal, these skewers are sure to be a hit. Enjoy the delicious blend of veggies with a hint of charred goodness!
4. White Button Mushroom Cream Soup
This creamy white button mushroom soup is a delightful combination of earthy mushrooms, garlic, and herbs, brought together with a hint of chili for a touch of warmth. The cream adds a luxurious and velvety texture to the soup, making it a comforting treat.
- 1 lb (450g) white button mushrooms, sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes (to taste)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Grated Parmesan cheese (optional, for garnish)
- Fresh parsley leaves, chopped (for garnish)
- In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Next, add the minced garlic and chopped onion, and sauté until fragrant and the onion is translucent.
- Then, add the sliced white button mushrooms to the pot and cook until they release their moisture and start to brown slightly.
- Pour in the vegetable or chicken broth, and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
- Once done, remove the pot from the heat and let the soup cool slightly. Use an immersion blender or transfer the soup to a blender in batches, and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Return the blended soup to the pot and place it over low heat. Stir in the heavy cream, dried parsley, and chili flakes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Continue to cook the soup over low heat for about 5 minutes, allowing it to heat through and the flavors to combine.
- Finally, ladle the creamy white button mushroom soup into bowls. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh parsley.
- Serve the soup hot and enjoy its rich and comforting flavors.
Serve it as a starter or pair it with crusty bread for a satisfying meal. The garnish of grated Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley adds an extra layer of flavor and visual appeal. Enjoy this delicious soup on a chilly day or whenever you’re in the mood for a creamy, mushroom-filled delight!
A final note on these white mushroom recipes
From the savory Sautéed White Button Mushrooms with soy or oyster sauce to the creamy and flavorful White Button Mushroom Carbonara, these dishes are sure to please your taste buds.
Additionally, the Veggie and White Mushroom Skewers offer a colorful and nutritious grilling option. While the White Button Mushroom Cream Soup provides a comforting and velvety soup with a hint of chili.
So, elevate your culinary skills and enjoy the delightful world of white button mushroom dishes. Happy cooking!
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