Thursday, September 5, 2013


This is a simple stir-fried recipe of Shiitake 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.

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

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.

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  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.

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

  3. Nice combination of ingredients, very versatile.

  4. Nice recipe, looks delicious.


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