Traditions are great, but this year has been anything but traditional. Since 2020 holiday celebrations will likely look much different, why not shake up the typical holiday recipes too?
Mushrooms add flavor, texture and a certain je ne sais quoi other ingredients just can’t offer. Level up your classics like stuffing, gravy and meatballs by simply adding ‘shrooms.
Why trust your holiday dishes to mushrooms?
- They’re versatile. Mushrooms can be used in meaty dishes, vegetarian dishes, hot dishes, cold dishes and more. Plus, they come in many varieties so you can pick the perfect flavor profile and texture to complement your dish.
- They’re healthy. The holidays are a time to indulge but mushrooms add a rich, meaty texture while being fat free and low in calories so you can put even more on your plate.
- They’re tasty. Mushrooms add a rich, umami flavor to enhance your favorite savory dishes. They’re also good at absorbing flavors to enhance the taste of whatever you’re cooking up.
If you want to mushroom up your holiday menu, try the delicious recipes below.
Nothing quite compares to homemade gravy, especially when filled with fresh herbs and a mix of meaty mushrooms. Whether served over turkey, mashed potatoes or meatloaf, this mushroom gravy will steal the show.
There are a million and one ways to make great stuffing but any rendition with mushrooms takes the cake. Even for a regular weeknight meal, this stuffing is a standout.
Meatballs are a classic holiday appetizer, but when made with lamb and blended with mushrooms, they unlock a whole new level of flavor.
Keeping it simple for a smaller celebration this year? This one-pot Pot Roast With Balsamic Mushroom Gravy is a great choice that will get you in and out of the kitchen in no time.
Using up Thanksgiving leftovers can be a challenge, but this savory mushroom strata is a delicious way to use up next-day stuffing.
Start your holiday celebration at the breakfast table with this hearty hash of potatoes, Italian sausage, mushrooms, cheese and flavorful spices.