Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods. I bought some recently on a trip to the store, though I had no idea what would become of them.
The next day I took out one of my favorite cookbooks,
A Cook’s Book of Mushrooms and began to flip through the pages. I found a great recipe, made a few changes (replacing sugar with stevia, etc.) and whipped it up for dinner. Although it looks complicated and has a few steps, this recipe is quick, easy and ultra-satisfying.
Salmon with Mushrooms and Red Pepper Sauce
2 large red bell peppers 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 5 drops stevia ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 6 ounces shiitake mushrooms, sliced 4 salmon fillets, 6 ounces each more olive oil, for salmon more salt, for salmon parsley, minced
Place peppers in a baking dish in the oven at 350°F
Roast for 10-20 minutes, until skin begins to shrivel
Allow peppers to cool, remove stems, then slit open and remove seeds
Place peppers, lemon juice, stevia and salt in a
and puree until smooth
Transfer pepper mixture to a small
and warm slightly
Place the oil in a
over medium heat
Add the onion and sauté for 1 minute, then add the mushrooms
Reduce heat, cover and cook for 10 minutes
Turn oven on to 500°F
Leave the skin on the fish; rinse and pat dry with
Place fish skin side down on a metal
Rub fillets liberally with olive oil, then sprinkle with salt
Reduce oven temperature to 275°F, then put sheet with salmon on lowest rack
Roast 8 to 13 minutes so that centers of thickest part of fillets are still translucent when cut into with a
When the salmon is done place some of the red pepper puree in the center of each plate
Place salmon on top of the puree, then spoon mushrooms onto the salmon
Garnish with parsley
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 39 mins
Total Time 59 mins
My husband loved this dish and my younger son also thought it was great. I enjoyed it too.
Are there any mushroom dishes that you like to make or do you have a favorite mushroom dish that you would like to see on this blog?