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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 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


  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.

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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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