The first is to say that the use of these mushrooms in food is extremely useful, because they contain protein that is easily digested and many of the amino acids necessary for the dynamic development of the person. In addition, nutritionists also recommend to take mushrooms – mushrooms are low in calories and help to regulate the cholesterol in the body.

There are many options for cooking these mushrooms, we will focus on the cooking. How to cook mushrooms? If you have fresh mushrooms, then their preparation will be only 5-7 minutes. The mushrooms in the steamer will be ready in 10 minutes, and in the slow cooker when the mode "stewing" in 20 minutes. If you have purchased frozen mushrooms, then after defrosting they need to go into the water and boil for 10 minutes. The holders of a pressure cooker will cut that time to 5 minutes.

Tip: the mushrooms don't change color, will not darken if you add in boiling water 2 grams of the acid of the lemon. This dose is going to calculate on 1 kg of mushrooms.

How to cook mushrooms for a salad?

First put the mushrooms in a colander and clean them with a jet of cold water. If the stem of the mushroom is dark, then if desired, it can be cut.

Take the saucepan and fill it with water, add a couple pinches of salt, if you wish, you can also add a few peas of fragrant pepper and put a Bay leaf – so you get a flavorful dish.

Pan put on fire. Once the water starts to boil, add citric acid – mushrooms do not darken. Now add the mushrooms, cook them for 7 minutes.

The water is drained through the colander – just flip out on him mushrooms.

To wait until the mushrooms cool, cut them into pieces and add to the salad. If you wish to cook in reserve, then drain the water into the jar, drop in mushrooms and send the dish in the refrigerator until the desired time.

How to cook mushrooms for soup?

Wash the mushrooms, cut them into pieces.

In a saucepan, pour water and put it on medium heat.

After boiling water, add the mushrooms and a pinch of salt. The dish will be ready in 5 minutes.

Drain the water, now the mushrooms can be added to soup or package in bags and put into the freezer.