Only about 20 years ago the Portabella mushroom was barely known to Americans. It was a throwaway food for lower income homes and hippy-dippy vegans that the populous-at-large had no interest in. Then, like the ox tail before it, restaurateurs and chefs rediscovered that this cheap ingredient had a lot of flavor and the potential for ethereally meaty (and vegan-friendly, as it was the 90’s) dishes with a high profit margin were too good to ignore.
Now a cheap Portabella is hard to find. Unless, of course, you go dried. The large cap mushroom actually contains more flavor in its dried form, and reconstituted it keeps its meaty texture and flavor. The broth is equally excellent for cooking wild rice or using in soups.
|Ingredients||Dried portabella mushrooms.|
|Recommended Applications||Great for soup, stew, casseroles, or couscous dishes this Sliced Portabello Mushroom is a very versatile mushroom. With a savor flavor this mushroom pairs well with chops, steaks, seafood, poultry, or grilled vegetables. Marinate these mushrooms in your own blend of garlic, herbs, and red wine and sauté as a topping to your favorite grilled meat.|
|Dietary||May Contain Naturally Occurring Sulfites|
|Basic Preparation||Rule of thumb, 1 oz. of dry mushrooms reconstitutes to 3-4 oz. of fresh mushrooms. To prepare, start by rinsing the product in cold, running water to remove any debris. To reconstitute, put the desired amount of mushrooms to be used in a bowl, cover with boiling water and then let them soak for 15-20 minutes prior to draining.|
|Qualities||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO|
|Cuisine||American, Asian, Chinese, European, French|
|Handling / Storage||Store in a cool, dry place.|
|Shelf Life||2 Years|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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