Cooking Light
Use white button mushrooms. Refrigerate for up to three days, or freeze in 1/4-cup portions (try using muffin tins) for up to three months. Thaw frozen duxelles before adding them to a recipe. Duxelles give earthy, aromatic notes to meat and fish stuffings, soups, stews, pastas, and casseroles.
4 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)


+ Add To Shopping List
10 3/4 cups sliced mushrooms (about 3 pounds)
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup minced onion
1/2 cup minced leek (about 1 small)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Total: 51 Minutes

1. Place about 2 cups mushrooms in a food processor, and pulse 12 times or until finely chopped, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Place chopped mushrooms in a large bowl. Repeat procedure in batches with the remaining mushrooms.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, leek, and garlic to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in mushrooms; sauté 30 minutes or until liquid evaporates, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in parsley, chives, salt, and pepper. Cool completely.

Created date

December 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 32
Fat 1 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 4.3 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 118 mg
Calcium 11 mg