Grade A Shiitake Mushroom | Cendawan Shiitake
When it comes to mushrooms, the shiitake is where it’s at! This variety is one of the most savory, meaty flavored mushrooms around: and it’s super versatile. Sauté them up as a side dish, or add them to stir fries, noodles, ramen…or even make them into bacon!
This mushroom is great holding its own in a risotto, or acting as a supporting character for a mix of fungi on a pizza. Here’s more about it and a tasty recipe for simple sautéed shiitake mushrooms…which are insanely delicious, by the way.
Here are some favorite recipes where you can use shiitake mushrooms:
Stir fry: They’re great in stir fries, like Tofu Stir Fry
Ramen: Try them in Mushroom Ramen
Bacon substitute: Make them into Shiitake Bacon
Soup: Try them in a Mushroom & Kale Soup or Wild Rice Mushroom Soup
Pasta: Use it in a mix of mushrooms in this Mushroom Pasta with Goat Cheese or Mushroom Pasta with Parmesan
Grains: Add them to Farro with Mushrooms
Pizza: Another place for a mix of mushrooms: pizza! Try it in Mushroom Pizza
Risotto: Shiitake mushrooms are perfect in Mushroom Risotto (made with homemade mushroom broth!)
Gravy: Add meaty flavor to Vegan Mushroom Gravy
Veggie meatloaf: Or use them to add texture and meaty flavor to Vegetarian Meatloaf
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