The season for pulling out cozy sweaters and pumpkin picking is here – It’s the first official week of autumn! Aside from the traditional visit to your favorite orchard, this season welcomes an abundance of warm, comforting recipes to enjoy amid the cool air and crackling leaves – or in front of the fireplace!
With vibrant umami flavors and hearty texture, mushrooms are an easy ingredient to help add seasonal flare to your autumn spread. Make fall family favorites more nutritious by blending minced mushrooms with ground meat or enjoy hearty vegetarian mushroom chilis and soups without missing the meaty flavor. We’ve gathered seven of our favorite fall mushroom recipes to help you celebrate the first full week of this cozy and colorful season! Which will you try first?
Wednesday: Arborio & Mushroom Fall Side Dish – Kick off the season with an autumnal mushroom dish with just a hint of sweetness from tart apples that can be served chilled or warm.
Thursday: Healthy Mushroom Ground Beef Stroganoff – Add a hearty yet healthy twist to an old fashioned favorite by bulking it up with lots of vegetables including mushrooms, bell peppers, and eggplant.
Friday: Mushroom, Bean and Roasted Pepper Chili – This hearty chili is a pleasant surprise. Featuring finely chopped white button mushrooms and loads of rich flavor.
Saturday: Mushroom and Sausage Polenta Bruschetta –– Wow your weekend guests with this tasty appetizer – white button mushrooms, Italian sausage, pine nuts and fresh rosemary with a sprinkle of fresh Parmesan.
Sunday: Chicken Marsala Crepes – A snap to prepare, these crepes will be the star of the show with a rich wine sauce, tender mushrooms and perfectly sautéed chicken breasts – perfect for a Sunday brunch or autumn family dinner.
Monday: Baked Spaghetti with Mushrooms – Baked Spaghetti with Mushrooms is a perfect example on how to add mushrooms to a classic fall recipe.
Tuesday: Enoki Miso Noodle Soup – Prepare this simply delicious, light and delicate soup to enjoy in the middle of the week and beyond.