Mushrooms are the equivalent of meat for vegetarians. When cooked, their spongy, porous flesh sucks up all the delicious juices of a cooked meal, becoming soft and tender, meaty and delicate. They can fill the role of side dish just as easily as they can be the centerpiece, making them a flexible ingredient in the culinary world.
There is a nutritional underworld in mushrooms often overlooked, though. To look at a nutrition label for Crimini mushrooms overlooks the plethora of vitamins and minerals that can benefit greatly benefit your health. Work a couple cups of mushrooms into your weekly diet, and experience all delicious health benefits that Crimini mushrooms have to offer!