Help! How Can I Get Mushroom Flavor Without Mushrooms?

Help! How Can I Get Mushroom Flavor Without Mushrooms?

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Emma Christensen
Jan 22, 2013
Q: Both my husband and I dislike mushrooms, mainly a texture issue. We also both enjoy lots of Asian food. However, many Asian recipes call for mushrooms. Is there anything I can substitute to get the same earthy flavor or to bulk up a simple soup? Sent by Kathleen Editor: If it's mostly just texture, you might try using some powdered dried mushrooms to add flavor to your dishes:
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Readers, what would you recommend as a replacement for mushrooms?
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