Wild mushroom stew

Jennifer Chaiken

By
@NurseJen

My boyfriend brought home a huge maitake mushroom he found in the woods one day when I was having a horrible day. It was his version of bringing me flowers. This was one of the recipes I came up with.


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Rating:

Serves:

2-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

1 lb
mushrooms - maitake, baby bella, button, or any combination of wild mushrooms
1 small
onion, finely chopped
2 clove
garlic, finely minced
2 Tbsp
butter
1 c
sherry (real sherry, not cooking sherry - it makes a difference)
1 c
heavy cream
fresh sage, 3-4 leaves, or 1 tsp dried sage
1/2 c
rice blend - i used lundberg's wild rice blend

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute onions and garlic in butter until onions are soft and translucent.
2
Add chopped mushrooms and saute until they're soft and releasing their water. Stir in rice and sage.
3
Add sherry and simmer until reduced by half, approx.20 minutes.
4
Add cream and simmer, uncovered, for 45-60min, stirring occasionally. Add salt to taste if desired. The final product should be creamy in consistency with very little liquid.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #mushrooms, #Cream, #rice