SLOPPY AND SENSATIONAL Blending mushrooms with meat can increase both nutrients and umami

SLOPPY AND SENSATIONAL. Blending mushrooms with meat can increase both nutrients and umami.

Blendability Initiative Puts ‘Shrooms in the Spotlight

Mushrooms boost nutrients, reduce fat and calories in meaty dishes like sloppy joes, meatloaf and tacos. Blended Morrocan lamb recipe

Blendability is a concept that can be explained in the form of a mushroom patty: when chopped mushrooms are blended with ground beef, the result is a more healthful—and still delicious—burger.

From a nutritional standpoint, “to reduce calorie consumption, the goal is swapping low calorie foods as a replacement for those higher in calories, not eating more,” writes dietitian Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, on her blog

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