19 Morel Mushroom Recipes | Midwest Living

19 Morel Mushroom Recipes

Our recipes highlight the intense, earthy flavor of these popular wild mushrooms.

Heavenly Morel Tarts

This morel-mushroom appetizer recipe, from Sykora Bakery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, made a list of Midwest Living®'s best recipes of all time. The pastries taste best served fresh from the oven.

Heavenly Morel Tarts

Morel Cream Sauce

Tuck this creamy filling inside an omelet as pictured, or serve over grilled steak or chicken.

Morel Cream Sauce

Morel and Asparagus Crispy Pizza

Morels, Gruyere cheese, asparagus and fresh thyme top a homemade pizza crust.

Morel and Asparagus Crispy Pizza

Heavenly Morel Tarts

This morel-mushroom appetizer recipe, from Sykora Bakery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, made a list of Midwest Living®'s best recipes of all time. The pastries taste best served fresh from the oven.

Heavenly Morel Tarts

Morel Mushroom Cream Sauce with Pasta

The forest floors around Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay yield delicately flavored morel mushrooms for crepes, omelets and sauces. This morel sauce recipe was one of the most popular items at Hattie's restaurant in Suttons Bay, Michigan.

Morel Mushroom Cream Sauce with Pasta

Mixed Mushroom Pizza

Fans of fresh mushrooms will love this garlic- and rosemary-infused pizza. Fontina Valle d'Aosta cheese, found in specialty cheese shops, melts beautifully into the crust, contributing a sweet and mild earthy taste.

Mixed Mushroom Pizza

Unbelievable Les Bourgeois Beef

You can almost ignore your knife when eating this tender beef draped with rich cream and wine sauce flavored with dried morel or chanterelle mushrooms. The recipe comes from Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport, Missouri.

Unbelievable Les Bourgeois Beef

Golden Trout

Fresh morel mushrooms and asparagus add seasonal flavor to this skillet-cooked specialty from Grant Street Bar and Grill in Peru, Indiana.

Golden Trout

Wild Mushroom Toss

This recipe calls for 4 cups of sliced fresh mushrooms, such as morel, shiitake, morel, oyster or cremini. Unless you're an experienced mushroom hunter, buy your mushrooms at a supermarket to ensure you'll get only ones that are safe to eat. (Many varieties in the wild are poisonous.)

Wild Mushroom Toss

Smoky Brisket Sandwiches

Brisket is a tough cut of meat that's transformed into heavenly tenderness with slow, low cooking. Serve on crusty ciabatta rolls. The morels are optional, but if you like mushrooms, try them here.

Smoky Brisket Sandwiches

Mushroom, Asparagus and Tofu Quiches

Tofu and soy cheese boost the protein of this golden vegetable and egg dish. Use fresh assorted mushrooms, including morels.

Mushroom, Asparagus and Tofu Quiches

Turkey with Creamy Morel Sauce

If you can't find fresh morels, rehydrate dried ones by covering with warm water for 30 to 45 minutes.

Turkey with Creamy Morel Sauce

French-Style Short Ribs

Fresh morels, leeks, and beets or carrots combine with short ribs for a hearty one-dish meal. Serve with crusty bread and a salad.

French-Style Short Ribs

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