From rustic sandwiches to warm soups and pasta dishes, mushrooms bring appealing texture, flavor and aroma to the comfort foods your consumers are craving. Try these recipes from Custom Culinary® as inspiration!
FRIED PORTOBELLO SANDWICH
A fresh portobello mushroom cap breaded, fried and served on a toasted brioche bun, topped with fresh arugula, feta cheese, sliced red onion and a drizzle of Custom Culinary® Pomegranate Balsamic Glaze.
WILD MUSHROOM MAC
Umami-rich Custom Culinary® Cremini Mornay Sauce folded into tender cavatappi pasta, topped with truffled panko and baked until golden-brown.
Crispy flatbread slathered with a mushroom pesto made with Custom Culinary® Portobello Mushroom Base, topped with blistered cherry tomatoes, melty mozzarella pearls, sliced red onion and seared oyster mushrooms.
BLENDED ‘SHROOM BURGER
A ground beef patty blended with Custom Culinary® Cremini Mushroom Base, grilled and served on a toasted bun, topped with smoked Gouda, tomato-onion jam, wilted kale and crispy thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms.
MAITAKE MARSALA MELT
Seared maitake mushrooms tossed in savory Custom Culinary® Roasted Garlic Marsala Sauce, served on grilled sourdough and topped with gooey cheese curds, crispy fried shallots and fresh parsley.
SEARED HALIBUT STEW
Delicate seared halibut served atop a bed of caramelized cipollini onions, roasted rainbow carrots and broccoli rabe. Finished with a ladle of Custom Culinary® Porcini Bacon Broth and a sprinkle of crispy fried quinoa.
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