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For the Love of Mushrooms: Date Night Mushroom Recipes

February 1, 2018

Use these date night mushroom recipes to show your partner, family – or just yourself – some love!

Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air! What better way to spend the evening with the one you love than at home? The stress of making last-minute reservations, finding the perfect outfit, and long-waiting lines doesn’t leave ‘mushroom’ for romance. Besides, there’s truly something special about cooking together in the comfort of your own home.

When designing your date night menu, make sure to add mushrooms! Their warm umami flavor will only add to an already cozy evening. Use our selection of recipes below to get your sweetheart swooning this Valentine’s Day.

#BlenditarianChallenge

Five lucky winners received $250 for participating in January’s blenditarian challenge! Want a piece of the blenditarian pie? It’s as easy as 1) chop, 2) blend, 3) cook.

This month we’re planning the perfect date night – and it involves mushrooms, meat, and a whole lotta love. Show us what you cook for date night – but your challenge is to include The Blend (mushrooms + meat) in the recipe. Create your own dish (or use one of ours) for a chance to win!

Enter now!

Date Night Mushroom Recipes

Oyster Mushroom and Spinach Orecchiette with Garlic and Lemon

Oyster Mushroom and Spinach Orecchiette with Garlic and Lemon
Meaty oyster mushrooms, fresh spinach and refreshing lemon come together to make this a bright and light pasta everyone will love.

Mushroom Marinara Ravioli

Mushroom Marinara Ravioli
Simple, yet delicious, this ravioli’s short prep and cook time leaves enough ‘shroom for cozying up on the couch with your sweetheart!

Broiled Top Sirloin Steak with Sautéed Maitake and Shiitake Mushrooms

Broiled Top Sirloin Steak with Sautéed Maitake and Shiitake Mushrooms
Treat yourself to a tender sirloin topped with a delicious blend of maitake and shiitake mushrooms sautéed in butter.

Curry Tomato and Crimini Mushroom Shakshuka

Curry Tomato and Crimini Mushroom Shakshuka
Turn up the heat with a spicy shakshuka. This version adds finely chopped crimini mushrooms, ground sirloin and curry.

Blended Lamb Ragout

Lamb Ragout
Boost the flavors of everyday spaghetti with an umami-packed blended ragout. Perfect for reenacting that special Lady-and-the-Tramp spaghetti kiss!

Blended Lasagna Roll Ups

Lasagna Roll Ups
Take a classic dinner time favorite and roll it up! This lasagna is packed with ricotta, spinach, and blended mushrooms and ground beef – and of course lots of love!

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