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- Gourmet White Mushrooms
White Mushrooms Agaricus
Varies in color from creamy white to off white and in sizes from small (button) to jumbo.
Agaricus are pleasingly mild and woodsy in taste. Flavors intensify when cooked.
They are very versatile and equally tasty fresh or cooked. Use raw in salads, with dips, sautéed with side dishes, breaded, or as an ingredient to enrich sauces, soups, stuffings or entrees.
Pack Sizes and Availability
All Monterey Mushrooms products are packed in 3 or 5 or 10 pound bulk foodservice cases and are available year round in most markets.
- Whole #1 – small, medium, large Counts Per Pound
Small (up to 1-1/4″) 89 +/- 12
Medium (1-1/4″-1-3/4″) 43 +/- 7
Large (1-3/4″-2-1/2″) 23 +/- 3
- Sliced #1- 3/8″, 3/16
- Ingredient #2 grade, whole, sliced
- Jumbo Stuffer
Storage and Handling
- Immediately refrigerate after receiving. Store between 34°-38°F and 85-90% humidity.
- Mushrooms keep for at least a week in the refrigerator.
- Keep mushrooms in original packaging until ready to use.
- Once opened, store mushrooms in a brown paper bag.
- Fresh Mushrooms should never be frozen, but frozen sautéed mushrooms will keep for up to a month.
- Do not store near pungent items as mushrooms may absorb strong odors.
- Do not stack heavy items on top of mushroom containers.
- Do not wash before storage. When ready to use, wipe gently with damp cloth or soft brush to remove dirt. For volume preparation, quickly rinse in cool water; drain. Shake gently to remove excess water. Do not soak mushrooms because they absorb water which speeds up deterioration.
Menu Application and Usage
Monterey Mushrooms products enhance a variety of dishes and fit a wide range of menus:
- Top burgers or sandwiches with grilled or sautéed mushrooms.
- Grill whole Portabellas for rich, meaty vegetarian sandwiches or burgers.
- Stuff Portabella caps or jumbo white mushrooms with a variety of fillings.
- Top pizza with sliced white mushrooms or Portabellas.
- Toss mushrooms into stir-fry, pasta or salad.
- Sauté, braise or grill to enhance entrees, soups, sauces and stuffings.
- Marinate or sauté and serve as a side dish.