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Mushrooms are a wonderful main course for a vegetarian meal or hearty side with a carnivore’s entree. These would make a wonderful topping with simple buckwheat soba.

Tip: If you have time, let the mushrooms marinate for 20-30 minutes before baking.


  • 1 lb. shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp. sherry
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped chives
  • 2 tsp. sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • Lemon wedge


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Whisk together the sherry, soy sauce, chives, sesame seeds, ginger, and sesame oil. Toss mushrooms with sauce.
  3. Bake mushrooms on a baking sheet until tender (12-15 minutes).
  4. Sprinkle with lemon juice to serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 50; Total Fat 1.5g (2% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 135mg (6% DV); Total Carbohydrate 6g (2% DV); Dietary Fiber 2g (7% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 2g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Copper 20% DV; Niacin 20% DV; Pantothenate 20% DV.
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