Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom." -Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus

The refrigerator light goes on...

This mushroom spread is perfect for your next party: the rich umami flavor of the mushrooms is fantastic served with raw or roasted vegetables. Yes, it's good for you and your guests, but who cares? - it's delicious.

The best part is that if you have leftovers after your party (doubtful), the spread is great on sandwiches or on top of roasted fish or chicken.


Mushroom Duxelles Spread

Servings: 8 | Serving size: about 1/4 cup

Cooking Time: 60 Minutes (does not include chilling time)

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well, tightly sealed in the refrigerator, 3-4 days.

2 tsp. olive oil
1 lb. crimini mushrooms (sliced)
2 large shallots (peeled and thinly sliced)
1 tsp. dried sage
3 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
to taste fresh ground black pepper
4 ounces reduced fat cream cheese

Mushroom Duxelles Spread/Dip recipe from Dr. Gourmet

Place a large skillet in the oven and preheat the oven to 400F.

When the oven is hot, add the olive oil, swirl to coat the bottom of the pan, then add the mushrooms and shallots.

Return the pan to the oven and roast for about 25 minutes. Toss occasionally.

After 15 minutes, add the sage and mustard and toss well.

The mushrooms are done when well caramelized.

Remove from the oven and let cool for about 5 minutes.

Place the mushrooms and shallots in a food processor with the salt, pepper, and cream cheese.

Pulse the food processor gently until the mushrooms are the size of a small dice.


Serve cold or reheat gently before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1/4 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 41 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2g
    Saturated Fat 1g 4%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
Vitamin K 1 mcg Potassium 183 mg
Magnesium 7 mg