Mushrooms are fungi, one of the most used vegetables around the world. Most of us used mushroom in many dishes due to its enchanting taste which made us forget its ample health benefits.
I usually spend more times on cooking on weekends. While preparing, one of the common ingredient, most of the time I use is Mushroom. Undoubtedly, because of its incredible taste add extra flavor to my dishes and its vast array of health benefits that I cannot ignore. Simply, you can get the most out of Mushrooms. There are many excellent benefits of edible mushrooms. Check out the list.
Mushrooms are high in powerful antioxidant that helps to cure cancer. They protect our cells against DNA damage. Mushrooms play a vital role in avoiding Breast cancer as it contains some acid that a carcinogenic effect.
All the fiber, Vitamin C, and Potassium in Mushrooms help to promote a healthy heart by controlling blood pressure. It also helps to lower cholesterol that helps to prevent obese.
Anemia occurs due to lack of iron in the blood. Mushrooms are full of Iron that helps in making red blood cells and white blood cells. Thus it cures anemia.
Besides, mushroom helps to prevent Diabetes, boosts the immune system, strengths bones, and teeth, and eases arthritis joint pain and many more.
Numerous way you can use mushrooms in your daily food menu. It can be sauteed, fried, curry and so on. If you are in search of a fun recipe to incorporate, this recipe might be your cup of tea. Last week, I cooked Mushroom Lentil Barley Stew which comes out to be a super delicious dish. The best part of this recipe is you do not need to pay attention to this.
Mushroom Lentil Barley Stew
- vegan broth, 2 quarts
- 2 cups of mushrooms, sliced
- One ounce shiitake mushrooms, dried and torned
- 3/4 cup of pearl barley, uncooked
- 3/4 cup of lentils, dry
- 1/4 cup of onion flakes, dried
- 2 teaspoons of garlic, crushed
- 2 teaspoons summer savory, dried
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon basil, dried
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- salt to taste
Mix all the ingredients in a slow cooker. Cover it and cook the ingredients for 4 to 6 hours on high temperature. If you want to cook on slow then cook for 10 to 12 hours. Take away the bay leaves before serving the dish.
In conclusion? I would say, incorporate mushrooms into your daily meals as much as you can. Of course, try this fun recipe as I am sure you are going to enjoy it as much as I did!