We’re half way through the holiday season and just days away from family, friends and food. Thanksgiving is this Thursday and whether you’re focused on keeping tummies full with crowd pleasing appetizers, or revamping classic stuffings and casseroles that fill the air with tantalizing smells leading to the dinner table, mushrooms can help add delicious, unique flavor to any meal served on this special day.
Add an extra punch of rich umami flavor to juicy turkey by pairing with a hearty mushroom gravy. Give mom’s stuffing or gooey mac n’ cheese a tasty boost by adding sliced mushrooms to the mix before baking. No matter what dish you’re most thankful for this holiday season, mushrooms fit perfectly into the menu and add the perfect amount of flair and flavor to family favorites.
Try these recipes to help you prepare a delicious mushroom Thanksgiving spread:
Mini Mushroom Quiche Caps – hold guests until dinner with savory, bite-sized mushroom quiche appetizers.
Brie and Cranberry Stuffed Mushroom Bites – Stuffed mushrooms are always a popular item on the appetizer table and this brie and cranberry stuffed recipe will take it to a new level.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with “Baby Bella” Bacon Bits – This unique recipe features crimini mushroom “bacon bits”, slow-roasted until crisped, and spiced just right – sure to be the star of the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Baked Mushroom Mac ‘n’ Cheese – This baked mac n’ cheese dish bursts with flavor and adds vegetables to a family favorite with a meaty, sliced mushroom addition.
Vegetarian Mushroom Stuffing with Mushroom Gravy – Revamp a Thanksgiving classic by adding a mushroom medley to the mix before baking topped off with a hearty mushroom gravy.