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Dinner Dilemmas Solved with ‘Shrooms

August 1, 2017

Mushrooms make dinner easy in these family-friendly recipes.

School is back in session and fall schedules are hectic! From carpool to homework, soccer practice to ballet, who has time to enjoy family dinner when you are being pulled in so many different directions? Solve your dinner dilemmas with mushrooms.

The Blend, or the act of combining mushrooms with meat, is one guaranteed way to get nutritious vegetables on the dinner table in a quick, easy and tasty way. If you only have minutes to get dinner on the table, prep the blended mushroom and meat mixture ahead of time and store it in the fridge (up to 1-2 days*) until ready to use. This is one simple way to incorporate low-calorie, low-sodium mushrooms into all of your dinner favorites – from burgers and tacos, to spaghetti and sloppy joes.

*Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Family-friendly recipes to add to the dinner menu:

Mushroom Pizza Rolls

These easy vegetarian pizza rolls make for an extra fun dinner! Store rolls up to four days in the refrigerator, then reheat in the microwave for 15 to 20 seconds or enjoy cold/room temperature.

Turkey & Mushroom BBQ Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A blend of lean ground turkey and white button mushrooms creates a hearty filling in sloppy joes or to top on tender sweet potatoes. Skip the oven and simply microwave the potatoes until tender for an extra quick dinner.

Classic Blended Burger

Give the family what they want with this scrumptious burger. Mushrooms boost the juicy, umami flavor as well as vitamins and nutrients. Win-win.

Mushroom and Beef Tacos

Add a flavorful twist to taco night by blending half the beef with finely chopped mushrooms. Put out everyone’s favorite toppings for a fun DIY taco bar!

Blended Chili & Macaroni

This beef and mushroom chili is quick, easy and kid-approved. Add in elbow macaroni for a delicious, one-pot meal.

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