Shiitake

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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 ½ cup cooked shiitake mushrooms):

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

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Featured Recipes:

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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.

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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.

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Three Mushroom and Garlic Grilled Pizza

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

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