Medicinal Mushroom and Garlic Broth

Author: Dr. Rupy

Medicinal Mushroom and Garlic Broth

This flavoursome medicinal mushroom broth packs a nutritious punch thanks to the addition of vitamin D-rich mushrooms. Perfect for autumn lunches!

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As we head into autumn and the days grow shorter, it’s vital that we ensure we’re getting enough vitamin D in our diets, and mushrooms are a great natural source. In fact, a new report has revealed that mushrooms play a big role in protecting our immune system.

So if you’re looking for a delicious lunch that packs a nutritious punch, try this warming and flavoursome medicinal mushroom broth.

Servings: 2

Servings: 2

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 2)

  • 1 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 0.5 0.5 whole garlic bulb, cut in half across the bulb
  • 0.5 0.5 litre boiling water
  • 7.5 7.5 g fresh sage leaves
  • 7.5 7.5 g fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 0.5 0.5 red chilli, sliced in half
  • 40 40 g Vitamin D mushrooms, finely sliced
  • 40 40 g Chestnut mushrooms, diced
  • 80 80 g Swiss chard, roughly chopped
  • 80 80 g baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 50 50 g vermicelli rice noodles, broken
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat, add the diced chestnut mushrooms and garlic halves, cut side down, and fry gently for 6 minutes until golden brown.
  2. Next, add the boiling water to the pan along with the herbs, chilli, season with salt and pepper and cook very gently for 30–40 minutes until you have a deeply fragrant broth.
  3. Add the chard, sliced mushroom and spinach and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  4. Add the rice noodles, remove from the heat and leave to stand for 5 minutes until the noodles are tender.
  5. Remove the whole garlic and serve.

If you’re a mushroom fan, we think you’ll love this Mushroom Bourguignon recipe.

 

The UK and Ireland Mushrooms Producers has partnered with Dr Rupy to create a Medicinal Mushroom and Garlic Broth recipe that features within a new report entitled ‘Mushrooming’ the future of Mushrooms for Immunity: People and Planet. 

 To view the full report, please visit www.mushroomsaremagic.co.uk

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