Fresh Mushrooms With Walnuts Recipe

By: rwakefield

This is a Spanish mushroom recipe that will please any mushroom lovers in your family.

It serves approximately 6 people, and is good as a starter or a main meal as long as you adjust the size of the servings.

Fresh Mushrooms With Walnuts Recipe

Ingredients Needed:

Two Tablespoons organic butter
Two Tablespoons canola oil
8 oz (3 cup) mushrooms
half a cup walnuts (chopped and toasted)
Two Tablespoons sherry or fortified wine
1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp orange peel or lemon peel - finely grated
Two Tablespoons fresh chopped parsley


In a skillet or frying pan blend the oil and butter.

Increase the heat to medium/hot and transfer the mushrooms to the pan, saute them gently until they are tender.

Now add the sherry, lemon juice, walnuts and citrus peel. Heat the mix for one minute, stirring well to guarantee the mushrooms are well coated with the tasty mix.

Sprinkle with parsley and season with salt before serving.

Why Prepare Meals Yourself?

When we are all suffering from tough times of financial turbulence, nowadays, more than ever before, there are some very good arguments for making nutritious meals in your own kitchen instead of visiting a restaurant

The first argument to consider is the fact that you may possibly improve your disposable income significantly. Cooking in your own kitchen makes it not too difficult to prepare a healthy meal that is every bit as delightful as those cooked by top chefs, for far less money.

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The second reason to think about is that home cooking is usually better for your health. The home chef has the advantage of being able to carefully select all the individual ingredients that are required. If you want to cook using organic produce, you can exercise that choice.

You can examine the produce you are buying in person, and make sure you are purchasing only the most wholesome vegetables, in perfect condition.

If you have illness in your family, you are able to prepare nutritious meals to fit any special dietary requirements. If your family includes someone who is inflicted with an ulcer or has a dicky ticker, you are able to customise the recipe ingredients to ensure that they are able to safely eat the meal also. Anybody who has worked in a restaurant knows that massive amounts of high-fat ingredients are very often used in the preparation of their recipes, and, as we all know, this is not good.

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Perhaps the most surprising advantage is that it will save you hours. Many people would probably think that visiting a local restaurant or cafe should be a real time saver, but a proper analysis shows that this is simply not the truth. You need to get dressed to be accpetable for going out, on average, you might lose 30 minutes getting to your destination, then you need to attract the waiters attention and place your order and ultimately the meal still takes the same amount of time to cook. Do it at home and it can be changed into a whole family event, get the kids or your partner to lend a hand and a top quality dinner can be on your plates in no time at all.

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Roger Wakefield works as a a web developer who provides dietary information for 'Recipe Ideas', which has in excess of 25,000 recipes with specific recipe categories for Chicken Recipes and Low Carb Recipes and many more.

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