Mush-Up Challenge

We’re not the only experts when it comes to mushrooms.

Here is a selection of amazing meal ideas from youngsters around the UK.

Why not try them for yourself? 


Name: Courtney Treacy

Age: 12

Meal: Mushroom Sushi Twist

Ingredients: Small container of closed cup mushrooms, one egg, two tablespoons of parmesan cheese, ¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs, one tablespoon of garlic powder, spinach, ranch dressing, salt and pepper to taste 

Method: Heat oven to 475F. Wash and pat mushrooms. Combine breadcrumbs with cheese, pepper, spinach and garlic. Dip into egg, roll in breadcrumbs mixture and place on baking tray. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with warm ranch dressing


Name: Kobi Hill

Age: 11

Meal: Mushroom Delight

Ingredients: 250g chocolate, 175g butter, three eggs, one tablespoon sugar, bag of self-raising flour, one tablespoon of baking powder, 100g chopped mushrooms

Method: See image below


Name: Louis Ashton

Age: 11

Meal: Mushroom Mix Tacos

Ingredients: 4 portobello mushrooms. 2 shiitake mushrooms, 2 chestnut mushrooms, 4 taco shells, 2 strips of chicken breast, one pointed pepper, one block of cheddar cheese, chillies to taste and olive oil.

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