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:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1Saute onions and garlic in butter until onions are soft and translucent.

2Add chopped mushrooms and saute until they're soft and releasing their water. Stir in rice and sage.

3Add sherry and simmer until reduced by half, approx.20 minutes.

4Add 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