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Add Mushrooms to Your Holiday Menu

November 2, 2017

Bring family and friends together this year with these holiday recipes with mushrooms.

The holidays are right around the corner and that means holiday parties! From Friendsgiving potlucks to sit-down Christmas feasts, there is so much cooking to be done this season. Let mushrooms help! When preparing your holiday spread, add mushrooms to the menu. Mushrooms are flavorful, hearty, versatile and nutritious – making them a fantastic addition to menus of all kind.

Going full-vegetarian this year? Hearty mushrooms are satisfying and packed with umami – making them the perfect replacement for meat. Looking to impress holiday guests? Blend chopped mushrooms into traditional meat dishes (we’re looking at you, stuffing) for a “wow” factor that will have everyone asking for your secret (it’s called ‘The Blend’!).

Whatever you’re making, mushrooms can help make your holiday menu one to remember.

Holiday Recipes with Mushrooms

Mushroom Gravy

Complement everything from Thanksgiving tofurky to Christmas ham with this veggie mushroom gravy.

Sausage & Mushroom Stuffing

Blend Italian sausage, shiitake mushrooms and diced veggies for a savory stuffing that’s anything but a side dish.

Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tart

Combine caramelized onions, decadent mushrooms and rich goat cheese in this delicious (and simple!) tart hors d’oeuvre.

Mushroom Chicken Parmesan Hand Pies

Extra pie crust on hand? Use it to make these flaky hand pie appetizers – stuffed with a blend of lean ground chicken and chopped mushrooms.

Mushrooms with Long Grain and Wild Rice

Looking for a holiday side dish that’s quick and easy to pull together? Buttery mushroom and wild rice is sure to please!

Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

Get your holiday feast on: blended sausage and mushroom stuffed acorn squash topped with brown sage butter.

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