Shiitake

Varieties
PrevNext

Flavor & Texture

  • Meaty texture
  • Rich and woodsy when cooked

Preparation & Uses

  • Remove stems, cook before eating
  • Shiitakes add a meaty flavor and texture to stir-fries, pastas, soups, entrees and sides

Nutrition

3-oz serving (about Β½ cup cooked shiitake mushrooms):

  • 48 calories
  • 0 grams of fat
  • 12 grams of carbohydrate
  • 1 g protein
  • 24 IU of vitamin D

Learn More

Featured Recipes:

IMG_2850_Feature

Shiitake Mushroom and Smoked Tofu Stir Fry

This stir fry is loaded with fresh vegetables. A hint of orange and honey add a pleasant balance to the soy sauce. Earthy shiitake mushrooms and smoked tofu finish off the dish with deep, rich flavors.

view Recipe
Shiitake Mushroom Ramen To Go1-high

Shiitake Mushroom Ramen To-Go

Create a comforting lunch to-go with ramen in a jar! Earthy shiitake mushrooms and noodles in a rich broth will brighten your lunchtime and fill you up for the afternoon. You can choose any of your favorite Asian-style noodles, but ramen or yakisoba work especially well in this recipe.

view Recipe
MCNov17-2-1415_Feature

Three Mushroom and Garlic Grilled Pizza

A flavorful mix of crimini, shiitake, and white button mushrooms are sautΓ©ed in a crisp, dry white wine before they are layered on the pizza with mozzarella cheese.

view Recipe

Can we do better?

Boost flavor, nutrition and sustainability with one simple technique.

Discover The Blend

  • Connect with other mushroom lovers

    @themushroomcouncil

    • Celebrate #NationalPizzaMonth with one scrumptious meal! Introducing this Mushroom, Mozzarella and Cherry Tomato Pizza! πŸ…
.
.
RECIPE πŸ‘‰ MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM
    • Keep the #NationalPizzaMonth celebration going with this healthy Portabella Mushroom Pizza with Prosciutto from @savorythoughts.
    • This Squash Cauliflower Rice Risotto is giving us all the fall feels. πŸ„πŸ What’s your fave seasonal dish featuring mushrooms?
.
.
#Repost @alenafoodphoto
    • Flavorful, one-pot blenditarian Lamb Ragout is the best way to celebrate #NaionalPastaDay! 🍝
.
.
RECIPE πŸ‘‰ BLENDITARIAN.COM
    • Today is going to be a fun(gi) one! That's because it's #NationalMushroomDay, aka just another reason for us to shine some ❀️ on our favorite food.

Why do you love mushrooms? πŸ„
    • Help keep your body healthy (and belly full!) this fall season by eating mushrooms. πŸ„ Mushrooms are full of antioxidants, including selenium and ergothioneine, that may boost your immunity. πŸ’ͺ 
Head to the grocery store and big up some 'shrooms before #NationalMushroomDay hits on October 15th!