Did you know shiitake mushrooms are considered to be one of the most powerful superfoods on the big, wide earth? Injections of shiitake extract are even an approved method of cancer treatment in Japan and continue to be studied for their potential cancer-fighting powers. (Read more on Cancer.org)
Mushrooms, particularly shiitakes, have that highly praised “umami” flavor.
And then there’s bacon. Which — let’s be honest here — pretty much puts the “super” in superfood. And is its own flavor category.
Clearly, shiitakes and bacon are an epic combination.
Oh, and tasty. :)
Bacon-Roasted Shiitake Mushrooms
- 1 pkg shiitake mushrooms
- 2-4 tbsp bacon grease
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Spread mushrooms in a small baking dish, single layer.
- Melt bacon grease and drizzle over mushrooms.
- Roast in oven approx 30 minutes, or until mushrooms are dark and tender.