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10 Mushroom Recipes That Give the Fungi a Starring Role In Your Healthy Diet

10 Mushroom Recipes That Give the Fungi a Starring Role In Your Healthy Diet

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Although mushrooms are categorized as a vegetable, they’re really a fungus. At your local market, you'll find tons of common varieties including shitake, button (or white), enoki, oyster, maitake, and cremini.

Mushrooms are a nutritional powerhouse brimming with nutrients like thiamin, folate, vitamin B6, iron, and zinc, at only 20 calories per 1 cup sliced. They are also a leading source of the antioxidant mineral selenium, which helps protect your cells from damage that may lead to chronic disease. Oh, and they can help strengthen the immune system too! These babies contain a powerful antioxidant called ergothioneine, which has been associated with protecting the kidneys and liver.

Enjoy all the goodness mushrooms have to offer with these 'shroom-filled recipes.

Fig and Mushroom Barbecue Pizza

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Pimento Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms

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Tofu Mushroom Tacos

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Homemade Tomato Sauce with Mushrooms

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Mushroom Spinach Frittata

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Farro Risotto with Mushrooms

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Lightened-Up Tuna Casserole with Mushrooms

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Vegan Kale and Mushroom Soup

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Canadian Tourtiere Maple Cheddar Stuffed Peameal Bacon Burger

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Quinoa Marsala

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