Love at First Bite: Dynamic Duos

Bert and Ernie, PB&J, milk and cookies: some things just go better together! Luckily, there’s an endless list of ingredients that pair deliciously with mushrooms while also providing a nutritious punch. Check out a few of our favorite mush-love matches below! ❤️

Mushrooms & Pork 

Classic white button mushrooms blended with pork combine for  savory Better-Tasting Breakfast Sausages. Featuring key nutrients like copper (White Button Mushrooms 30% DV) and zinc (Ground Pork 25% DV), this dynamic duo is the perfect way to start your day. 

Mushrooms & Chicken 

This simple pairing offers complex flavors and comes together to create an elegant restaurant-quality meal in under an hour (and using only one pan!). Plus, you’ll be getting a boost of nutrients on your plate like vitamin d (UV Light-Exposed Crimini Mushrooms,128% DV) and vitamin B6 (Chicken, 30% DV). 

Mushrooms & Kale

This dish is veggie heavy! In this herbaceous dish, you’re getting double the green veg from zesty kale pesto and fresh zucchini noodles, while white button mushrooms bring texture and umami flavor. You can count on copper (White Button Mushrooms, 43% DV) and vitamin C (Kale, 22% DV) in this Kale and Basil Pesto Zoodles with Mushrooms recipe. 

Mushrooms & Red Bell Peppers 

Date night made right: sheet-pan mushroom fajitas featuring selenium-rich (28% DV) portabella mushrooms alongside vitamin C-rich red bell peppers. Simple, flavorful and plant-based – what more could you want?   

Mushrooms & Beans 

Consider this braised mushrooms and beans recipe your new favorite comfort food. Cooking low and slow brings out depth of flavor and adds richness to every bite. Plus, nutrients like folate (White Beans, 61% DV) and vitamin D (UV-Light Exposed Mushrooms, 118% DV) make this tasty dish a better-for-you dinner time option. 

Mushrooms & Eggs 

Pack a punch in your morning breakfast with ingredients like portabella mushrooms, red bell peppers, eggs, kale and greek yogurt. This Power Breakfast Bowl has selenium (Portabella Mushrooms, 28% DV) and vitamin B12 (Eggs, 19% DV) so you can start your day strong. 

Mushrooms & Lentils

It’s giving health. You could say mushrooms are lentils are soulmates in this Marinated Mushroom Bowl with Lentils and Wild Rice recipe. Hearty and nutrient-rich with selenium (Crimini Mushrooms, 28% DV)  and iron (Lentils 69% DV), this fresh take on a grain bowl will get you excited about eating healthy. Prep a batch at the beginning of the week and have delicious and nutritious lunches to boot!

Mushrooms & Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes and savory mushrooms complement each other perfectly in this Blended Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Sweet Potato recipe. Get your daily dose of vitamin D (UV-Light Exposed Mushrooms, 118% DV) and vitamin A (Sweet Potatoes, 64% DV) when you add this umami-packed dish to your meal plan. 

The above dynamic duos are just a few ways you can add key nutrients to your diet, but there’s no shortage of nutritious and delicious ways mushrooms can make an appearance on your plate! For more nutrient-rich recipes and tips on how to support your immune system, visit

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