Mushroom Duxelles

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Mushrooms

This finely chopped mushroom mixture sautéed with butter and herbs is a traditional French preparation used in many sauce and stuffing recipes. It’s said to have been invented by the 17th-century French chef François Pierre La Varenne, who supposedly named it for his employer Nicolas Chalon du Blé, marquis d'Uxelles. You can use most any kinds of common mushrooms depending on the flavor you’re looking for.

4
Servings
80
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • One 8-ounce package cremini mushrooms
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Teaspoon minced thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Finely chop the mushroom caps and stems until they look like confetti (or pulse in a food processor). Warm the oil and butter in a sauté pan over low heat. Add the shallots and simmer until translucent. Then, add the mushrooms and thyme. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook until the mixture is soft and the moisture has evaporated, stirring frequently, for about 10 minutes.

Mushroom Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Mushroom Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
10%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Protein
2g
4%
Carbs
5g
2%
Vitamin A
25µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.2%
Vitamin C
2mg
3%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.6mg
2.9%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
20mg
2%
Fiber
0.9g
3.7%
Folate (food)
19µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
19µg
5%
Iron
0.5mg
2.8%
Magnesium
9mg
2%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
11%
Phosphorus
79mg
11%
Polyunsaturated
0.5g
N/A
Potassium
312mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
16.7%
Sodium
185mg
8%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
0.7mg
4.7%

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