Basic Mushroom Meat Blend

September 11, 2020
1 Review (3.00 out of 5)
Serves 8 4-ounce servings

Recipe courtesy of the Culinary Institute of America and the Mushroom Council.


  • 3 Tablespoons
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Pound
    white button mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 Pound
    ground beef, pork, turkey or chicken
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Kosher salt


  1. Place a 12 inch frying pan over medium heat, add oil, once the oil is warm add the mushrooms and stir to coat then add half of the salt to the mushrooms and cook stirring occasionally until most of the moisture has evaporated for 8 to 10 minutes.

  2. Add the ground meat, and remaining salt. Stir well to break up the meat and sauté until the meat is cooked through, about another 10 minutes. Add water as needed if mixture is dry.

  3. Use in recipes as you would use ground meat.

1 review for Basic Mushroom Meat Blend

  1. Vicki Collins


    Very nice. Makes a moist, juicy meatloaf. Will definitely make it again. Thanks!

  2. bdchase


    whack up mushrooms cook w/ chicken breast or boneless parts and japilino add pasta w/ sauce simmer till pasta is done pore over cooked rice yummmey!!!.

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