What to do with leftover dried wild mushrooms
Dried wild mushrooms are intense in flavour, and add a richness to savoury dishes. Find out how you can use up leftover dried wild mushrooms in your cooking here.
Recipes using dried wild mushrooms
- Baked stuffed onions with rich mushroom ragù
- Pork, prawn and shiitake bean curd wraps
- Mushroom and celeriac truffle burger
- Cauliflower wellington
How to use up leftover dried wild mushrooms
- Mushroom mirepoix
Soak dried wild mushrooms in boiling water for 15 minutes, then drain and finely chop. Add to a mirepoix (finely diced onion), carrot and celery) when cooking dishes such as bolognese sauce or casseroles.
- Quick mushroom pasta
Soak dried wild mushrooms in boiling water for 15 minutes, then drain (reserving a cupful of the liquid) and finely chop. Heat a glug of oil in a frying pan, then fry 2 sliced garlic cloves over a low-medium heat for 3-4 minutes, adding the mushrooms for the last minute. Toss with cooked spaghetti and the reserved mushroom liquid and 1 tbsp Crème fraîche. Serve with a squeeze lemon, chopped parsley and grated parmesan.
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