Crimini

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Flavor & Texture

  • Deeper, earthier flavor than white buttons

Preparation & Uses

  • Sauté, broil, microwave or cook almost any way
  • Criminis’ hearty, full-bodied taste makes them an excellent addition to beef, wild game and vegetable dishes

Nutrition

3-oz serving (about 1 cup raw whole crimini mushrooms):

  • 19 calories
  • 0 grams of fat
  • 4 grams of carbohydrate (3.6)
  • 2 grams of protein
  • 3 IU of vitamin D

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Featured Recipes:

Marinated Mushroom Bowls wtih Lentils and Wild Rice

Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice

This meal-in-a-bowl is full of bright flavors and delicious textures. A mix of crimini mushrooms are marinated in an Asian-inspired dressing and paired with hearty grains and lentils alongside crunchy vegetables. You can swap the French lentils with another type of lentil and cooked chickpeas are also a delicious option. Any grain such as brown rice or quinoa can be substituted for the wild rice.

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Easy Mushroom Soup

The combination of crimini and white button mushrooms add earthy notes that work well with the rich broth.

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Hummus Toast with Marinated Mushrooms

For this tasty toast, hummus is topped with tangy marinated mushrooms for a hearty and filling meal.

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