Eat more fish! Eat more whole grains! Use more olive oil! These are just a few of the things you'll often hear from up on high in the temples of nutritional wisdom. But eat more 'shrooms? Probably not so much.
We really should, though, because mushrooms are nutritional powerhouses. Loaded with antioxidants, protein, vitamins, minerals, and yes, fiber, mushrooms have been shown to help boost immunity and prevent cancer. Super Mario wouldn't have been so super without them, and neither are we.
That's why this week we created eight original mushroom recipes for you to cook at home. Here are a few highlights:
All of the recipes featured here can be made at home for about $45 or less, excluding the cost of small amounts of basic ingredients such as butter, oil, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, and other dried herbs and spices.
Will Budiaman is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow him on Twitter @WillBudiaman.