Mushroom Stew

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 45 min
  • serves 6-8

Chuck Hughes' mushroom stew is an earthy, fragrant and rich tasting side dish, and yet so easy to prepare.

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Directions for: Mushroom Stew


Mushroom Stew

1 shallot, chopped

1 kg button mushrooms, halved (2 lbs)

2 cup dried mushrooms (500 ml)

2 clove garlic, minced

2 Tbsp Ketchup (30 ml)

Salt and pepper


Pecorino shavings as a garnish

1 bunch of parsley, chopped


Mushroom Stew

1. Place the dried mushrooms in a bowl and cover with water. Soak for about 15 minutes. Keep aside.

2. In a cast iron casserole on medium heat, heat oil and add shallots. Sauté for about 5 minutes until it softens. Add button mushrooms and continue cooking for another 5 minutes until brown. Add garlic, then Ketchup and continue cooking for a few minutes.

3. Drain the rehydrated mushrooms and keep the liquid aside. Give the rehydrated mushrooms a quick chop and add to the pan. Continue cooking for another 5 minutes. Add the reserved liquid from the rehydrated mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking for another 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
For serving: Garnish with parsley and pecorino shavings. Serve with the roasted suckling pig. (check out Chuck’s recipe)


See more: Vegetables, Main, Vegetarian, Fall, Dinner


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