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20 Recipes for Mushroom Lovers

Savor the flavors of mushrooms -- shiitake, button, portobello and more -- in our recipes for main dishes, appetizers, soups and salads.

Mixed Mushroom Pizza

Sliced fresh mushrooms top 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

Mixed Mushroom Pizza

Sliced fresh mushrooms top 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

Bacon-Stuffed Mushrooms

The Nueske family of Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meats in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, shared this never-fail recipe for appetizer mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese, bacon, and sharp cheddar or smoked Gouda cheese.

Bacon-Stuffed Mushrooms

Brie and Fresh Mushroom Omelets

The recipe for these lavish, easy-to-make omelets comes from award-winning Cafe Patachou in Indianapolis.

Brie and Fresh Mushroom Omelets

Grilled Portobellos

This simple, flavorful recipe comes from reader Doug Heiken of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. It's a quick, easy recipe to throw together if you have a vegetarian at a cookout.

Grilled Portobellos

Peppery Beef with Mushrooms

Make this easy main dish even faster by using prepared ingredients, such as purchased steak seasoning and presliced mushrooms. A quick side dish: roasted red potatoes.

Peppery Beef with Mushrooms

Wilted Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

This recipe, from a Dearborn, Michigan, restaurant, dresses up a classic wilted salad. "I really enjoyed the addition of fresh mushrooms and hard-boiled eggs," notes a reviewer on our website. "I could easily make a meal of this." 

Wilted Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Vegging Out Grilled Mushrooms

Smoky cheese holds eggplant, onions and pepper together, and beefy portobellos form "bread" for this sandwich.

Vegging Out Grilled Mushrooms

Goat Cheese and Fresh Mushroom Crostini

Sweet and tart contrast in this creamy, elegant appetizer from Judy Schad of Capriole Farmstead Goat Cheeses in Greenville, Indiana.

Goat Cheese and Fresh Mushroom Crostini

Morel Mushroom Cream Sauce with Pasta

The recipe for this creamy morel pasta sauce comes from a Suttons Bay, Michigan, restaurant. The forest floors around Grand Traverse Bay yield delicately flavored morel mushrooms for crepes, omelets and sauces.

Morel Mushroom Cream Sauce with Pasta

Fresh Veggie Pizza

Fresh mushrooms, zucchini or yellow summer squash, sweet peppers, green onions and more pack this pizza. If you have kids, have them help make this using their favorite vegetables.

Fresh Veggie Pizza

Mushroom and Egg Casserole

Crumbled prosciutto or bacon seasons this cheesy casserole. You can use either shiitake or button mushrooms in the dish.

Mushroom and Egg Casserole

Mushroom and Gorgonzola Fettuccine

This rich and creamy noodle recipe is from Garland resort near Lewiston, Michigan. Sweet red pepper and fresh herbs give splashes of color to the mushroom sauce.

Mushroom and Gorgonzola Fettuccine

Mushroom-Barley Soup

A combination of fresh and dried mushrooms boosts the flavor of this hearty, beefy barley soup.

Mushroom-Barley Soup

Steaks in Brandy-Cream Sauce

If you're feeling adventurous, flame the brandy before stirring it into this mushroom cream sauce. With or without flaming, you'll get a rich sauce for thick, tender sauteed beef.

Steaks in Brandy-Cream Sauce

The Ultimate Chicken and Noodle Casserole

Cremini mushrooms, asparagus, roasted peppers and almonds update this classic hotdish.

The Ultimate Chicken and Noodle Casserole

Farmhouse Cheese Torte

A cheesy mushroom sauce tops this luscious creation: a breaded poached egg on a baked ricotta-Fontina torte.

Farmhouse Cheese Torte

Wine-Marinated Pot Roast

This tender beef dish includes a gorgeous, glossy red-wine sauce that amps up sweet root vegetables, mushrooms and onion.

Wine-Marinated Pot Roast

Angel Chicken

Cream cheese, wine and soup combine to form a complex-tasting sauce—smooth with delicate seasoning—for slow-cooked chicken and mushrooms.

Angel Chicken

The Stone Barn's The Modena

Sweet onion, mushrooms, snap peas, marinated chicken and feta top an oiled crust in this pizza recipe from the Stone Barn in Nelson, Wisconsin.

The Stone Barn's The Modena

Mediterranean Stuffed Breast of Chicken

Stuff chicken with a colorful mix of tomatoes, mushrooms, pine nuts, and goat cheese or feta cheese in this recipe from the DeSoto House Hotel in Galena, Illinois. A rich cream sauce tops the chicken.

Mediterranean Stuffed Breast of Chicken

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