Recipe

Mixed Mushroom Ragout

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4-6

This mushroom ragout makes a delicious side, topping for grilled meats or poultry, or as a substitute for gravies.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, halved
  • 2 large portobello mushroom caps, cut into 2-inch slices
  • 3 ounces dried exotic mushrooms or 1 pound fresh exotic mushrooms (shiitake, morels, chanterelle, or porcini)
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium shallots, minced
  • 2 tablespoon walnut or olive oil
  • 1/3 cup sherry
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (optional)

Preparation

  1. If using dried mushrooms, soak them in water overnight. Drain the soaked mushrooms and chop into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Heat the oil in a large wok or saucepan. Add the shallots and garlic and sauté for a few minutes. Add the mushrooms and toss gently. Cook the mushrooms until tender, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add the sherry, parsley, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes, or until mushrooms are soft and sherry is absorbed.

Tips & Notes

Serving Tip: Garnish with pine nuts and serve with buttered noodles, or heap a few tablespoons of the mushrooms on top of grilled meats or poultry.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 340 calories, 8 g. fat, O mg. cholesterol, 65 mg. carbohydrate, 10 g. dietary fiber, 11 g. protein, 376 mg. sodium.