Thursday, September 5, 2013

SHIITAKE WITH SPINACH


This is a simple stir-fried recipe of Shitake with spinach. It can be relished on its own with garlic bread or as a side dish with grilled meats or served on a bed of spaghetti.

Ingredients:
Shiitake mushrooms ... 7-8
Spinach ............. 1 bunch ( choose tender spinach )
Basil ..... 1 tsp (dry basil)
Fresh cream ..... 3-4 tbsps
Black pepper .... 1/2 tsp
Salt ............ to taste
Olive oil ..... 2-3 tbsps



Method:
1 Was the Shiitake mushrooms and cut into big pieces.
2. Was the spinach leaves and blanch them.
3. In a pan, heat oil and saute the mushrooms for 2-3 minutes until half done.
4. Tip in the blanched spinach leaves and temper with salt, black pepper and basil. Simmer for a couple of minutes.
5. Stir in the cream finally.

24 comments:

  1. My husband loves creamed spinach, but this is even better with the shitake mushrooms. I like the addition of the basil too. Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe with the Hearth and Soul hop.

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    1. I am glad your hubby will like this dish

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  2. Delicious and healthy gravy, thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop.

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  3. Nice combination of ingredients, very versatile.

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  4. Nice recipe, looks delicious.

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