For all you mushroom lovers i bring you a recipe which is easy and healthy. Have it your favourite pasta or use as a topping on toast, this mushroom italiana will be loved by all at home! This recipe is vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. It even can be used as pizza topping, tupperware food and stuffed into a wrap! Talk about versatlilty!
500 grams of fresh white mushrooms, sliced
1 large spanish onion, sliced lengthwise
1 cup of sliced red capscium/bell pepper
4 cloves of garlic, minced ( i used my GARLIC PRO peeler and mincer)
1 cup of tomato paste
4 tablespoons of balsamic ketchup
1 tablespoon of dried oregano
salt and black pepper to taste
red chilli flakes to taste
2 tablespoons of a good spanish extra virgen olive oil
Heat a good nonstick fryingpan ( i used my cook n serve ceramic frying pan) with the olive oil. Add the mushrooms and the salt and let them sweat on high heat, Once they have released all their water add the onions and sautee till the onions soften. Add the pepper, oregano, tomato paste (in spain it is tomate frito) and the ketchup. Mix well on high heat. Add the chilli flakes. Taste and correct seasoning and serve.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF MUSHROOMS:
Mushrooms contain 80 to 90% water and are very low in calorie. They are a good source of potassium which helps control your blood pressure. Please clean them well. Chop off their stalks and wash them under running water, Sometimes i even peel my mushrooms.
Which ketchup did i use?
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