MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms Large

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$68.00 14oz (397g)

Dried Porcini Mushrooms Large

MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms are precious mushrooms that are thinly sliced and individually packed by hand. MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms are recognizable by their classic shape with a broad brown hat that overlooks a light and usually fleshy stem. Known for their unmistakable flavor, the nutritional value given by the presence of fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Perfect for diets thanks to the low calories they contain, porcini mushrooms contain a fair amount of minerals and vitamins.

Characteristics of MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms

MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms have a strong and intense flavor. And above all a strong and unmistakable perfume. The color is dark brown with numerous shades.  The part under the hat is generally white. They have a very sturdy stem, firm flesh, white and do not change color after being cut.

The stem of Porcini mushrooms is robust, white or yellowish, and up to 25cm long and 10cm wide; it is superficially covered by a light layer of lattices.

The fresh porcini mushrooms contain about 80% of water, even if this value depends on the atmospheric conditions at the time of development and processing; they have a low content of fats and carbohydrates, while they boast a higher quantity of proteins. Total carbohydrates make up the majority of the fruiting body of porcini mushrooms, that is, more than 9.23% of the fresh weight and 65.4% of the dry weight.

MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms have an average of about 30 calories per 100 grams which vary according to the amount of water they contain. This makes them a decidedly low-calorie food and therefore suitable for those on a diet. The low carbohydrates contained and the proteins that are proportionally more, make them a more than suitable food for those who want to stay fit or lose weight. Rich in fiber, porcini mushrooms also contain vitamins such as K, PP and those of group B and minerals such as potassium, selenium, copper, sodium, and phosphorus. Finally, they are rich in folic acid and beta carotene.

How to store MGM Dried Porcini Mushrooms

Dried Porcini mushrooms are excellent cooking companions. Having them always available is an easy way to add flavor to soups, passages, pasta or rice first courses, sautées, omelets and countless other dishes. A small amount of dried Porcini mushrooms can do a lot, so having some of them aside is a great idea.

The best way to store dried Porcini mushrooms is to freeze them. Using a good airtight container with a tightly fitting lid is essential: the jar must be made of glass, preferable for storage in the freezer. In this way, Porcini mushrooms can last even months!

Use in the kitchen

Appreciated as valuable ingredients in many recipes, porcini mushrooms are edible mushrooms both raw and cooked.The gastronomic use of porcini mushrooms includes the formulation of some first courses such as soups, dry pasta, risotto, polenta, etc.. Moreover, they enrich many meat-based dishes such as, for example, stews in fricassee; there are also some combinations between crustaceans (shrimp) and porcini mushrooms.

Porcini mushrooms are also added in recipes of intermediate value, appetizers, salads or unique dishes, such as bruschetta, pizza, raw salads, sandwiches, etc..

Dried Porcini mushrooms: quick and easy recipes

Reviving dried Porcini mushrooms is very simple and the flavor is not affected: they are tasty and delicious like the fresh ones and can guarantee successful dishes of all kinds. From the appetizer to the first course, up to the second and side dish. The mushroom flavor is so clear that it gives a strong and unmistakable taste.

Dried Porcini mushroom risotto


300g of rice

80g of dried mushrooms

1 liter of broth

a small onion

extra virgin olive oil

½ glass of white wine

salt and pepper

a knob of butter

chopped fresh parsley

3 spoons of parmigiana.

How to cook:

Let the dried Porcini mushrooms come to life by putting it in hot water.

In the meantime, clean the onion and cut it.

In a saucepan, fry the onion with extra virgin olive oil.

Add the rice and let it toast for a few minutes.

Deglaze with white wine, and add the dried boiling hot water and broth little by little.

Cook over high heat and occasionally turn the rice over and add ladles of broth if necessary.

Once cooked, stir in butter, parmesan and add chopped parsley and black pepper.

You can now enjoy your meal.

These are top quality mushrooms, packaged by hand, thinly sliced and perfectly white in color with an intense fragrance.

Suggestion: Dried porcini mushrooms can be reconstituted when placed in boiling hot water or broth for about 20 minutes, draining and rinsing well. The flavorful soaking liquid can be strained for addition to sauces and soups.

weight 16 ounce 

Ingredients: Dried porcini mushrooms (boletus edulis and allied spicies)

Product of Italy

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