Maitake

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Flavor & Texture

  • Distinct aroma
  • Rich, woodsy flavor

Preparation & Uses

  • Sauté in butter or oil
  • Use maitakes for a richer taste in any recipe calling for mushrooms
  • Use as main dish ingredient or in side dishes and soups

Nutrition

3-oz serving (about 1 ¼ cup raw maitake mushrooms):

  • 26 calories
  • 0 grams of fat
  • 6 grams of carbohydrate (5.9)
  • 2 grams of protein (1.6)
  • 955 IU of vitamin D

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Featured Recipes:

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Broiled Top Sirloin Steak with Sautéed Maitake and Shiitake Mushrooms

This steak is simple to make and comes together in minutes. Despite the ease of preparation, there is nothing better to serve for a special occasion.

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Maitake Wild Rice Salad

This simple salad pairs the tender yet hearty maitake mushrooms with nutty wild rice and crunchy walnuts. It is served at room temperature or chilled so you can take it along to your next picnic or potluck. You’ll need cooked and cooled wild rice before tossing this recipe together so be sure to plan ahead.

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Sautéed Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Avocado Toast

Sundried tomatoes add a tangy bite to earthy mushrooms and creamy avocado for this twist on classic avocado toast. It all comes together quickly for an easy meal in minutes.

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