As a peaceful warrior, I would choose when, where and how I would behave.
With that commitment, I began to live the life of a warrior.
~Dan Millman

Monday, March 30, 2009

7-Minute Sautéed Crimini Mushrooms

Enjoy this easy-to-prepare recipe for a tasty complement to many of your favorite dishes. You will be enjoying a rich source of selenium, B12 and copper along with the great flavor of crimini mushrooms. 7-Minute Sautéed Crimini Mushrooms

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

  • 1 lb medium crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 TBS low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • Optional: sliced onions

  • Mediterranean Dressing
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 medium cloves garlic
  • sea salt and pepper to taste


  1. Chop or press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance their health-promoting properties.
  2. Heat 3 TBS broth over medium heat in a stainless steel skillet.
  3. When broth begins to steam, add the sliced mushrooms and sauté for 3 minutes. they will release liquid as they cook, but crimini mushroom are not as watery as other button mushrooms, so it is best to stir constantly for the last 4 minutes. Liquid will evaporate, and mushrooms will become golden brown but not burned.
  4. Transfer to a bowl. For more flavor, toss crimini mushrooms with the remaining ingredients while they are still hot. The Mediterranean Dressing does not need to be made separately.
Serves 2

Healthy Cooking Tips:

  • To prevent overcooking crimini mushrooms, it is best to use a timer.
  • To melow the flavor of garlic, add garlic to crimini mushrooms for the last 2 minutes of sautéeing.

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