Wild mushroom stew

Jennifer Chaiken


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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10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


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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
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

How to Make Wild mushroom stew


  • 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.

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About Wild mushroom stew

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

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