Chestnut Mushrooms

Chestnut Mushrooms

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Botanical Name: Agaricus bisporus var. avellaneus

Identification:

They are in some ways similar to white button mushrooms or crimini and portobello mushrooms, just a bit browner, tan coloured top.  Better flavour and texture than the plain white mushrooms.

Usage:

No need to peel the skin or discard the stalk, just wipe with a damp cloth prior to cooking.  Roast, grill or fry in pasta sauces, stir-fries, risottos, soups etc….                Can be eaten raw or cooked.  Exchangeable with criminology or portobello mushroom

Nutritional Properties:  

One cup of oyster mushrooms has approximately 65 calories, 10 grams of carbohydrates, less than 1 gram of fat, and about 5 grams of protein. They are high in several vitamins and minerals including potassium, magnesium, and folate.

Medicinal Properties:

None