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Baked Shiitake Mushrooms
Organic shiitake mushrooms
Salt & black pepper to taste
Extra-virgin olive oil
Wash the mushrooms under cold water; cut off stem. Place mushrooms in a baking dish. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on top of mushrooms. Pour extra-virgin olive oil around the mushrooms; bake at 375-degrees for fifteen to twenty minutes. Serve.
Jenny's Notes: Baked Shiitake Mushrooms are simple and easy to prepare. They are great for a busy work night while wanting something healthy for dinner. There are more than 300 edible species of mushrooms; only ten are currently grown commercially. Mushrooms add distinct flavor and range of nutritional and health benefits to your favorite dishes. Mushrooms are loaded with fiber, prevent cancer, boost immune system, and packed with vitamins and minerals. They are great for weight management, diabetes, heart health, they improve nutrition and increase Vitamin D levels. Mushrooms are low in sodium, fat, cholesterol and calories. Shiitake mushrooms are one of the healthiest food on the planet. They are used extensively in ancient Chinese medicine, and scientists have shown that shiitake mushrooms offer anti-viral, lower cholesterol and cardiovascular support, and amazing properties for the immune system. What kind of mushrooms should you eat? Organic ones! Mushrooms are grown from the ground and will absorb and concentrate whatever they grown in, good or bad. Mushrooms are known to concentrate heavy metals, and as well as air and water pollutants. Shiitake mushrooms versus other mushrooms: Shiitake fight against cancer cells and infectious disease, boost immune systems, promotes brain faction and are a great source of B vitamins. Fun facts of shiitake mushrooms: They are still grown wild in mountainous regions of Asia, but nowhere in the United States or anywhere else.
*Recipe Source: Jenny Zhang.
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