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The morel recipes on this page are taking the morel out of the skillet and to new heights.  You’ll find some of the finest morel mushroom recipes listed below using the morel to heighten your palette in ways you might not have thought. Morels with pasta, Morel Soup, Creamed Morels and more….so take your time and enjoy!

 

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Photo and recipe courtesy of Kiki L

Sautéed Morels with Wild Turkey Pate & Shaved Spring Asparagus

Recipe from Kiki L. who received the recipe award for the May 2018 Recipe Contest.
Have you ever heard the age-old farmers phrase, ‘what grows together, goes together?’ Well this saying certainly rings true with this easy appetizer that is simple to make, but impressive enough for a fancy dinner party. With fresh wild turkey, asparagus and morel mushrooms, this appetizer is the epitome of Spring in one bite.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
prep for Liver 1 d
Total Time 1 d 2 hrs 30 mins
Servings 4

Equipment

  • skillets (2)
  • mixing bowls
  • food processor
  • bowls

Ingredients
  

  • 1 wild turkey liver
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 strips of bacon cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • ½ stalk Half a stalk of celery finely chopped
  • ½ carrot finely chopped
  • 1 onion (small) finely chopped,
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1 small crusty baguette

Instructions
 

For the Morels

  • Soak the morels in lightly salted water for approximately 15 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse, ensuring to remove as much sand from the mushrooms as possible.
  • In a small pan over medium heat, melt butter and add garlic.
    When you can smell the garlic (approximately one minute later) add the morels.
  • Cook until there is no longer water in the pan, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    Remove from heat, and set aside for assembly later.

For the Pâté

  • Place the liver in a small container, and cover with milk. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. The milk will draw out any overwhelmingly metallic flavors that liver can sometimes have.
    Drain liver, and pat dry with clean kitchen towels.
  • In a medium-sized frying pan, cook the bacon over medium-high heat until crispy.
    Do not drain the remaining fat from the pan; this is going to add to the flavor and texture of the pâté.
  • Turn the heat down to medium, and add the butter, celery, carrot, onion, garlic, liver and spices.
    Cook until lightly browned and aromatic, approximately 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the wine, and cover with a lid.
    Turn the heat to low, and let simmer for 5-10 minutes.
    Remove from heat, and remove lid.
  • Let cool slightly before adding to a food processor. Process until smooth.
  • Spoon into a container, let cool to room temperature, and refrigerate until fully cool – a couple hours.
  • Slice baguette on an extreme diagonal for long, dramatic slices.
    Toast slices.

Serve

  • Smear a generous amount of pâté on the bread, and load on as many morels will fit onto each piece (and if some drop off onto the plate, your guests will NOT be unhappy about eating these on their own!).  
  • Use a vegetable peeler and shave the asparagus into long, thin strips.
    Haphazardly top each toast with a few strips of the asparagus for colour and a pop of fresh Spring flavor.

Notes

Recipe from Kiki L. who received the recipe award for the May 2018 Recipe Contest. Also check out Maddie & Kiki – The Foraging Sisters on their Facebook page and their website MaddieandKiki.com and join in their adventures.  (photo courtesy of Kiki L )
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 Sautéed Morels with Cream

Courtesy of Linda C.
This is a classic French preparation my husband learned years ago from working in a European cuisine restaurant. He is an Executive Chef trained in many styles of cooking. The ingredients are easy to find except for veal stock which must be made by roasting veal bones for hours, perhaps a good chicken stock could be used instead. Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 15-20 fresh morels halved or quarters
  • 2 tbs butter preferred unsalted
  • ¾ chicken stock
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tbs olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt
  • pepper fresh ground
  • 1 large shallot substitute onion

Instructions
 

Sautéed Morels with Cream

  • Put olive oil in heated pan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and shallots, stir and sauté until softened but not brown.
  • Add butter until melted then add morels. Stir and cook until mushrooms start to brown, about 4 min.
  • Add chicken stock and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cream and cook on low until reduced and thickened.

Serve

  • Classically served on toast, but the best on grilled New York Strip steaks.

Our recipe for grilled steaks

  • 2 steaks of choice - we prefer New York Strips
    4 TBS A-l or any bottled steak sauce
    4 TBS Worcestershire
    4 TBS Soy
    1 large garlic clove crushed or diced
    A few shakes of McCormick Montreal Steak seasoning (in the spice department) a few dashes of Tabasco if desired
  • Mix all ingredients in ziplock bag, add steaks and marinate in refrigerator for at least an hour.
  • Cook over hot grill to desired doneness. Remove and cover with foil for a few minutes, this insures a juicy steak! Plate up and serve with morel mushroom and cream sauce. Heaven!

Notes

(photo courtesy of FineCooking.com)

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A unique and amazing utilization

Courtesy of Craig
Last year I had a fantastic morel hunt. Even giving some away and eating till I was bloated, I was faced with a preservation dilemma. Here's the story of what I did (it's the RESULT that make this unique).

Instructions
 

  • Cut in half lengthwise and clean (dollar store nylon brush slightly larger than a toothbrush), using as little water and scrubbing pressure as possible.
  • Large ones get cut in half lengthwise again.
  • Standard home dehydrator, 12 hours minimum.
  • When thoroughly dry, store in airtight kitchen canister.

Resulting Usage

  • Went on a week-long canoe trip three months later. While sitting around the campfire drinking beer, we placed large pinches of dried shrooms between our cheeks and gums (like a baseball player with chewing tobacco). And just left 'em there.
    It takes awhile, ten minutes or so, for your saliva and the heat of your mouth to re-hydrate the shrooms to where they start releasing their flavor, but once the process gets going... WOW! More than an hour of continual, INTENSE shroomy goodness per "chaw."
    We actually stopped drinking beer so as not to attenuate the taste experience (and getting me to stop drinking beer in camp usually requires a gun and a badge).

Notes

Note well: You must resist the temptation to use your teeth... what we have here is time-released shroom juice.
 

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A news Story with recipes…

A online-news paper article which was written by Melanie Csepiga, a freelance writer associated with The Northwest Indiana Times. It is a story she wrote on Morels for the paper’s Food feature page. Very well written with some excellent recipes. Thanks Melanie and NWI Times for allowing The Great Morel to share it with others. Click Here to read.

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Spring Morels & Pork in an entrée

Courtesy of a Morel Hunter in Michigan
I would serve a Michigan wine with this that has a slight hint of sweetness. Try the Chateau Grand Traverse Dry Riesling. It's a marriage made in heaven. The "truffles of the north" are beckoning. Hike thee to the woods. And as always, a good cook appreciates nature and what it has to offer.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • saute pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound pork cutlets cut very thin
  • 2 cups fresh morels halved and/or quarter
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup favorite brown sauce
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Take your pork cutlets and trim the fat off and pound them out
  • Melt the butter in a saute pan and add the cutlets and mushrooms
  • Sauté two minutes, then add the white wine and cook 30 seconds.
  • Add the brown sauce and finish with a little whole butter.

Notes

P.S. A good book to learn further about morels in this area is by Michigan author, Nancy Smith Weber and her book A Morel Hunter's Companion.
(above photo courtesy of Allen from www.EatingOutLoud.com)
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Morels with Cream

Courtesy of Claire Walter, Colorado
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • heavy skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 15 fresh morels rinsed and cut lengthwise
  • 1 large shallot peeled and minced
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter (unsalted)
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • truffle salt
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • pepper - fresh ground

Instructions
 

  • Heat heavy pan over medium heat.
  • Add olive oil, then shallots and garlic and sauté briefly.
  • Add butter and heat until melted.
  • Add the morels, stirring and cooking until they begin to brown and release their moisture (about 5 minutes).
  • Add chicken stock and cook for about 3 minutes. Stir.
  • Add cream and continue heating on low until reduced and thickened slightly.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve over pasta (I used fresh linguine) or perhaps sautéed or poached chicken breasts.

Notes

Claire is a Colorado-based, award-winning travel, food and sports writer who was just bitten by the blogging bug late in 2006. You can click here and check out her Facebook page here.
 
(photo courtesy of FineCooking.com)
 
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Fish and Shrooms

Courtesy of Larry Steinke, Wisconsin
Hey, hey, great site!
I usually time my hunting to the lilacs across the street from me. When the flowers get ready to pop it's time for me to hop. Typically, the 2nd or 3rd week in May.
The morels I see most are of the esculenta and deliciosa (creamy colored) variety although I have harvested the black and crassipes. Got over 30 in an hour last spring, WOW! Since I'm in central and not the hotbed area in SW Wisconsin, it was a banner day.
Get ready, the time of joy approaches.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins

Equipment

  • glass bread pan

Ingredients
  

  • walleye fresh
  • morels halved
  • ¼ cup Wisconsin butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven 350°
  • place Walleye filet in a glass bread pan, well seasoned
  • add morel halves and sprinkle garlic powder on top
  • shave liberal amount of good Wisconsin butter on top and cover with foil
  • Bake 35-40 min. at 350°

Serving Suggestions

  • Wash down with Point Special beer and hope heaven will be this good!
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Budapest Express Morels and Trout

Courtesy of John in Michigan
Hey Shroomr’s,
I have a cabin in N. Mich. but don’t need to go there for morels. I have a small farm I live on here in SE Mich. (45 mi W/SW of Detroit). Have picked my 3rd grocery bag of them in two weeks, some 5 inches (after the stalk, that is the flower itself) and about 10 of them 3.5″ in dia. Don’t need the 5 hour drive to eat like a king, now I get them every year, but this year is big. I do go there for trout and Walleye, which are great with the big morels.
A lovely young couple who help us here at the old place, are from Hungary, we made the morels like this last night.

Ingredients
  

  • 15-20 fresh morels
  • 2 tbsp fresh paprika
  • 3 eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 clove garlic wild fresh garlic preferred
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 cups white flour

Instructions
 

  • whip eggs with salt /pepper. We ground up some paprika , dried from last year that we had grown from seeds they brought from Hungary. m
    Mixed the paprika powder in ( this is the real stuff, so you have to be careful, very potent), picked some very young wild garlic from edge of pasture, fried just a little.
  • mixed the half cooked garlic pieces into the egg and paprika combo, dredged the morels in the mix, put the egg coated morels in a bag of plain white flour.
  • Popped about two dozen big ones sliced in half length wise into about 1-1/2 inches of Wesson Veg oil, and some extra virgin olive oil, very hot, not smoking,
  • cook 2-3 minutes max

Serving Suggestions

  • we ate with fresh native rainbow we brought back frozen that I caught in Patagonia district of Chile in Feb. ( that is another story , talk about paradise).
    This was a Budapest Express morels/fish dinner

 

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Morels and Steak

Courtesy of LTB Northern Michigan
There are plentiful methods by which one may enjoy the most famed fungus of the north woods, the morel. Yet by far the best way to prepare morels for an unforgettable meal remains that used to produce what I call simply "My Yearly Dinner." I've hunted shrooms since before I could walk (Mom and Dad would carry me piggyback through the woods). And every year, the meals we would prepare using our morel bounty consisted of more or less the same elements. Emerging as a seasoned shroomer myself, I later narrowed this meal down to the perfect treat. It's a ten-step process that's very tricky (yeah, right), so read carefully...
Servings 2

Equipment

  • charcoal grill (or gas)
  • saute pan (2)
  • mixing bowl for potatoes

Ingredients
  

Steak Ingredients and optional Marinade

  • 2 16 oz high-quality steak porterhouse or better
  • soy sauce optional steak marinade
  • garlic powder optional steak marinade
  • pepper optional steak marinade

Morel ingredients

  • morels lots of them
  • 1 lb real butter Margarine not acceptable

Side Dishes

  • 4-5 large locally grown potatoes
  • fresh leeks
  • fresh asparagus locally grown

Instructions
 

Steak cooking

  • Grill 16 oz., high-quality steak (e.g., porterhouse or better): 2 minutes on one side, 2 minutes on the other. (Soy sauce, garlic powder and pepper marinade optional).
    Done. Yes, xxx-rare IS the best steak you can get.
    No A1 or other atrocities allowed.
    Must use charcoal-fueled grill, no electric contraptions or range top cooking will do.
  • Sauté cleaned and lengthwise-sliced morels in large skillet with copious amounts of "real" butter. Margarine not acceptable. Only the real deal for this five-star meal. Sauté for a good 8-10 minutes. Save the juice to splash over the steak later.
  • In a separate pan, sauté those wonderful wild leeks (sliced) you found alongside your morel harvest using more "real" butter and a couple sprinkles of sugar to caramelize them. It's phenomenal. Trust me.
  • Steam fresh, springtime, locally grown asparagus for approximately 6 minutes or until bright green - do NOT overcook, lest they turn to mush. Top with (you guessed it) "real" butter.
  • Boil locally grown potatoes for 10-15 minutes (skins on), mash in mixing bowl with 1/2 & 1/2, MORE "real" butter, sour cream, a sprinkle of garlic powder, pepper and a handful of your remaining stock of wild leeks (minced). Whip using hand blender.
  • Place you glorious steak on your finest shroon-eatin' plate (I use one I painted myself and had glazed and fired). Don't forget to splash on some of that residual shroon juice.
  • Scatter the luscious morels and leeks all over the top of the steak. Don't be shy. Stack 'em high.
  • Gingerly and neatly position the scrumptious asparagus next to the steak (I prefer that all the heads point in the same direction and to stack them like Lincoln logs -- I know, I need help.
  • Place a healthy-sized dollop of mashed potatoes between the steak and asparagus. No gravy allowed (kills the taste sensation of the morels) -- besides, they're spectacular just as they are, using this recipe.
  • Devour the entire ordeal (using salt at your discretion or, in my case, with little-to-no discretion), chasing with an ice-cold beer; collapse in a heap for 8-12 hours; load up your mesh onion bags; and head out again the next day for a repeat!!!

Notes

PS - In order to hunt successfully the next day, you must snap your walking stick in half and toss it into the woods as you leave as a sacrifice to the Mushroom Gods of the Woods. Otherwise you'll get skunked the next day. Trust me, they're watching you.
 
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Morels and Wild Turkey

Courtesy of Keith S - Kingston Springs, TN
It doesn't really matter how you cook either one, but I always try to eat my Morels with a freshly harvested wild turkey. Most of the Morel hunters in Tennessee find their shrooms while they are chasing gobblers through the woods. Here's my favorite recipe....Deep fried Wild Turkey and sauteed Morels
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Turkey resting time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins

Equipment

  • turkey fryer (approx 30 qt)
  • skillet
  • meat injector

Ingredients
  

Turkey

  • 1 wild turkey substitute fresh farm grown
  • 3 tbsp Cajun seasoning salt
  • 16 oz Cajun butter
  • 4-5 gal peanut oil for deep fry or substitute with your favorite oil

Morels

  • morels
  • 1 lb butter
  • soy sauce

Instructions
 

Turkey

  • Pluck your turkey (after scalding)
  • Pluck your turkey (after scalding) Inject your turkey with Cajun butter (16 oz) and rub cajun seasoning salt over whole turkey. Heat peanut oil to 375 degrees in a deep pot that will hold a turkey and 4 or 5 gallons of peanut oil. Fry about 3 minutes to the pound once oil has reached 375. Most wild turkeys will weigh between 10 and 15 pounds dressed and plucked. Keep your oil at a constant temperature.
  • Inject your turkey with Cajun butter (16 oz) and rub Cajun seasoning salt over whole turkey.
  • Heat peanut oil to 375° F in a deep pot that will hold a turkey and 4 or 5 gallons of peanut oil.
  • Fry about 3-4 minutes to the pound once oil has reached 375° f. to
    Note: most wild turkeys will weigh between 10 and 15 pounds dressed and plucked.
    Keep your oil at a constant temperature.
  • Let the turkey rest and start on the morels

Morels

  • Saute morels over med-high heat in skillet with butter and soy sauce.
    Add a dash of the Cajun turkey rub.

Notes

Cook all dark meat to an internal temperature of 175° F to 180° F, and all white meat to an internal temperature of 165° F to 170° F.
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Morels and Asparagus

Courtesy of Susan
Morels fried in lots of butter, salt & pepper to taste Fresh Asparagus tips cooked until tender Crisp Fried Bacon Slices Poached eggs Hollandaise Sauce. On plate arrange in order listed below:Fresh cooked asparagus tips 2. Fried morels in butter 3. Crisp bacon slices 4. Two poached eggs 5. Cover with lots of Hollandaise Sauce. It is great.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • skillets (3)

Ingredients
  

  • Morels
  • 1 lb butter
  • 1 lb bacon
  • 4 eggs poached
  • 7 oz Hollandaise sauce homemade or you can cheat

Asparagus

  • 1-2 lbs fresh asparagus tips
  • 3 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • ¼ cup butter

Instructions
 

  • fry morels in lots of butter over med-hi heat and salt & pepper to taste
  • cook asparagus tips as you like - melt some butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Cook garlic in butter for a minute then add asparagus, and cook for about 10 minutes, turning asparagus every now and then.
  • fry up bacon strips until crispy
  • poach 4 eggs
  • make Hollandaise sauce

Plating

  • On plate arrange in order listed below:
    1) fresh cooked asparagus tips
    2) fried morels in butter
    3) crisp bacon slices
    4). two poached eggs.
    5. Cover with lots of Hollandaise Sauce

 

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Morels and Asparagus (another)

Courtesy of Nils F
Spring morels and fresh spring asparagus, the two are a marriage made in heaven.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 10-15 morels halved or quarter
  • 1-2 lbs fresh asparagus
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup real butter
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp pepper fresh cracked

Instructions
 

  • slice up your morels, asparagus, and mince your garlic
  • sauté the mushrooms for a bit first in the butter and garlic over medium heat.
  • add the mushrooms and saute quickly until asparagus is just done.

Serving suggestion

  • Throw it on a plate, splash with a bit of lemon and fresh cracked pepper.
    That's it.
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Morel and Bacon Appetizer

Courtesy of Todd - near Mt. Adams, WA
I am fortunate enough to live on the south east slope of Mt. Adams in Washington State. Every year I pick enough morels to fill my belly and my freezer and also share with my friends. During the winter holidays we often have morels broiled with bacon for Hor d'oeuvres.
It is simple...you need a bunch of shrooms the size of your thumb or larger some good maple cured bacon, tooth picks and brown sugar.
Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins

Equipment

  • cookie sheet
  • toothpicks
  • oven

Ingredients
  

  • bunch of shrooms slice the size of your thumb or larger
  • 1 lb maple cured bacon good
  • ¼ cup brown sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven on broil
  • Wrap the shrooms with bacon and pin with a tooth pick.
  • Place on cookie sheet and broil till bacon is done
  • Turning them over at least once to insure bacon is fully cooked.
  • When done pull from oven and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

slice your morels lengthwise in half or quarter if they are large morels

 

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Morels in Sweet Red Wine

Courtesy of Debby and Ken R – near Porter Corners, NY
Morels in a sweet red wine, great for dinner alone, or as an appetizer with your favorite protein. Also, great over pasta of your choice.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 10-15 morels sliced and quartered
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup sweet red wine
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup water warm
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper fresh ground
  • 1 tsp garlic minced or chopped fine

Instructions
 

  • Add a little of the water at a time to the flour – stirring completely until all the water is added – no lumps –
  • Add salt and pepper
  • Slice the morels in quarters – dry thoroughly and fry them until tender in butter and garlic
  • When tender take out the mushrooms (you now have all the water the mushrooms released in the pan)
  • Reduce the stock until thick
  • Turn up the heat to high – When the stock is boiling hard quickly add the red wine stirring to loosen up any particles that may have stuck
  • Lower the heat and once again, reduce the stock
  • Add flour / water mixture and stir until thick

Serving suggestions

  • Enjoy the food!
  • Serve as side, a meal, over pasta, or protein
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Morels and Beer….that’s right BEER!

Courtesy of Scott in Door County, WI
I’m a pretty basic guy so my methods are pretty basic, but I love using my cast iron skillet (still available at Farm & Fleet) with a huge hunk of butter.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Equipment

  • cast iron skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 10-15 morels cleaned and sliced
  • 1 lb butter
  • 1 bottle beer (Heineken is best)
  • 1 splash hot sauce
  • 2 tbsp seasoning salt

Instructions
 

  • Heat cast iron skillet over medium heat and add lots of butter
  • After soaking the morels in salt water and cutting them in half I throw them in the skillet over medium heat
  • Then you take some beer (probably from that one you are drinking in celebration of your find) and put just a couple of splashes in (Heineken is best)
  • Then sprinkle some seasoning salts, and a just a bit of hot sauce and cover.
  • Turn, stir, or whatever, now and then, (don’t forget to drink your victory beer too).
  • I leave them on for about 20 minutes or so on a medium heat.
  • Serve with anything and enjoy!

Notes

Note from The Great Morel - a stout, porter or heavy lager beer will do as well!
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Morels and Nachos

Courtesy of Larry
Baked nachos with morels.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins

Equipment

  • 12" X 18" cake pan

Ingredients
  

  • 10-20 morels sliced (any direction)
  • 1 bag nacho chips
  • 2 tbsp black pepper fresh ground
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 onion sliced or chopped
  • 1-2 cups shredded cheese your favorite cheese or cheeses
  • 1 tomato
  • ½ cup scallions chopped
  • 10 oz olives
  • 4 oz chilies your preferred brand of choice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400° F
  • Saute an onion in butter.
  • Season with season salt and a bit of garlic powder and fresh ground black pepper.
  • Place nacho chips in a large 12" X 18" cake pan and cover with your favorite cheese.
  • Bake until the cheese is melted and chips are warmed. (approx 9-13 min)
  • Toss a liberal amount of morels into the fry pan with the butter and onions.
  • Enjoy the heavenly aroma whilst cooking.
  • When done, drain the excess liquefied butter then dump the 'shroom and onion mix in with the nachos.
  • Add tomatoes, scallions, chilies and olives.
  • Dig in!

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Stuffed Morels with Crab Meat

Courtesy of Richard Progovitz
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins

Equipment

  • 9x13 glass baking pan
  • large mixing bowls (2)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 doz medium size morels halved lengthwise (do not quarter)
  • 1 8oz can flaked crabmeat or fresh
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup salad oil
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp chopped sweet onions
  • 2 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp melted butter or margarine

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine crabmeat, egg, salad oil, mayonnaise, onions, lemon juice and 1/4 of bread crumbs.
  • Wash morels under running water.
  • Fill morel "shells" with mixture.
  • Combine remaining 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs with melted butter and sprinkle over mixture.
  • Place the stuff stuffed Morels in a pan.
  • Bake in oven for approx. 15 minutes at 375° F.
  • Serve Hot.

Notes

(photo courtesy of Country Kitchen Magazine  which is no longer in existence)
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Michael's Stuffed Morels

Courtesy of Michael
I got this from a cookbook somewhere and remember it well enough to prepare once a year in Oregon.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins

Equipment

  • glass baking dish
  • skillet
  • sauce pan

Ingredients
  

  • 10-15 morels
  • ½ cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • cup scallions finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • cup Parmesan cheese - fresh finely grated
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven 325°f
  • Use as many large whole morels as you're willing to part with. Rinse and boil them for a few minutes.
  • Slice the morels.
  • Cut the stems from the big morels and dice fine. Also dice scallions and garlic.
  • Sautee all of these (stems, scallions and garlic) in a butter oils mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper
  • Add enough breadcrumbs and white wine to make a doughy mixture.
  • I strongly suggest adding finely grated parmesan cheese at this point.
  • Let everything heat and get gooey before stuffing.
  • Stuff the morels with your stuffing mixture
  • Bake for about 45 minutes in a glass pan in a thin layer of white wine.
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Schreibers Stuffed Morels

Courtesy of David S - Moline, IL
Hello, what a wonderful site you have. I have a recipe you may like. It's a bit rich and flavorful, but it's a favorite for us with a meal or as an appetizer. I refined the recipe from one I use for mushroom caps. Let me know what you think if you get a chance to try it.
I honestly think this appetizer could bring $50.00 a plate in Chicago. I think you will agree. - Happy hunting!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Bake Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • glass baking dish (9x9)
  • large skillet

Ingredients
  

Morel Ingredients

  • 15-20 morels - good size slice in half
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 4 tbsp real butter
  • ¼ cup onion - finely chopped
  • 1 clove Fresh garlic - (medium sized)
  • 3 tbsp spinach - finely chopped

Stuffing Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp cream cheese
  • ½ cup finely chopped crabmeat (imitation stuff works great here)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 egg - lightly whipped
  • 3 tbsp seasoned bread crumbs. - not cracker crumbs
  • ¼ tsp lemon pepper
  • 2 slices crispy bacon - finely chopped.
  • ½ cup Italian blend or Monterey Jack cheese - shredded

Instructions
 

First the Preparation

  • As soon as I get the little darlings home, I cut off any bad stuff and split the Morels in half. I then soak them overnight in salt water. This loosens dirt and drives out the bugs.
  • Re-hydrating the mushrooms to their full potential produces more Morel broth during cooking.
  • Select enough Morels so the caps will cover the bottom of a glass pie dish. Rinse mushrooms and let them drain for an hour or so. "We don't want them dripping wet."
  • Spray your baking dish with nonstick spray. Spread a thin layer of real butter evenly across bottom of dish.
  • Cut off Morel caps and save the stems for later use. Arrange Morel caps to cover bottom of dish with the inside part of mushroom facing up.

Schrieber's Stuffed Morels

  • Preheat oven to 400°f
  • Use 1/2 of your finely chopped Morel stems here.
  • Add 4 tbsp. real butter, finely chopped onion, the fresh garlic and the finely chopped spinach (for looks)
  • Sauté over medium heat all of the above items until liquid is simmered away.
  • Now add the following:
    Add the rest of your finely chopped Morel stems. along with the cream cheese, finely chopped crab meat (imitation stuff works great here), brown sugar, egg, seasoned bread crumbs (not cracker crumbs), lemon pepper and the 2 pieces crispy bacon finely chopped.
  • Mix all these ingredients together and spoon into Morel halves.
  • Cover stuffed mushrooms with a light blanket of Italian blend or Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 400° for 20 minutes. You may want to turn on the broiler for just a bit at the end to brown the cheese on top.
  • Let stand for five minutes and enjoy.
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Morel (Wild Missouri Mushroom) Quiche

Courtesy of Ros and Steve – from Canton, MO
Yield: 4-6 servings 1 Pound morels 1/4 Pound bacon 1/2 Cup chopped onions 1/2 Cup chopped green peppers 1-1/2 Cups shredded (baby) Swiss cheese 1-1/2 Cups milk 1 Cup Bisquick 3 Eggs 1 Teaspoon salt (to taste) 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • 10" glass pie pan or 9x9 glass baking dish
  • mixing bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb morels (15-20 medium sized)
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 1 ½ cups shredded baby Swiss cheese
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup green peppers chopped
  • ¼ lb bacon chopped
  • 1 cup Bisquick
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp pepper (to taste)
  • non-stick cooking spray

Instructions
 

Prepare BASIC BACON & MOREL mixture

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a 10-inch, lightly coated (butter/spray) pie pan, mix the bacon, mushrooms, onion, green pepper and cheese.
  • In medium-sized bowl, mix milk, eggs, bisquick, salt and pepper. Beat until smooth.
  • Pour into pan over morel mixture.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Notes

Courtesy of Ros and Steve - from Canton, MO

 

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A "Taste" of Switzerland

Courtesy of Gina G - North Carolina
When I cook a roast I use Red Wine and crush (don't faint on me) Morels, using them as a spice. Then continue the Roast like Grandma's old time favorite. We have two favorite recipes that go well together: Rösti (very Swiss, very Bernese) Serves 5 Preparation 45 minutes 900g raw potatoes, roughly grated 80g onions, chopped morels to your liking, (I like to use the small size or chop the large ones) 50 g "lardons" - smoked lean bacon strips 50g butter salt, pepper, chives and parsley, chopped
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Servings 5 people

Equipment

  • several mixing bowls
  • 2-3 saute skillets and/or griddle
  • meat pounder (not a tenderizing utensil)

Ingredients
  

Rösti Ingredients

  • 5-10 morels chopped
  • 2 lbs potatoes grated
  • 4 oz bacon (lardon) diced
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp parsley

Gravy Ingredients

  • 8 oz morels sliced
  • 8 oz onions chopped
  • 1 cup dry wine
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 dash thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp paprika

Jägerschnitzel Ingredients

  • 2 lbs pork cutlets - pounded to about 1/2 in.
  • 1 ½ cups bread crumbs - dried
  • 3 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

Rösti (very Swiss, very Bernese)

  • Sweat the lardons, morels and onions in the butter.
  • Add the grated potatoes and some of the herbs. Stir well and season.
  • Spread the mixture over the bottom of the lightly oiled pan (like a pancake) and cook each side until brown.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining chives and parsley.
    note: can be served on its own or with bratwurst.

Jägerschnitzel (Hunter's Schnitzel)

  • Pound the cutlets and rub in the salt and pepper. Let stand for about 10 minutes.
  • Dip the cutlets in beaten egg and then in the bread crumbs.
  • Brown in a small amount of oil over a low heat for about 10 minutes on each side.

Preparation of Gravy

  • While the meat is browning, saute the bacon and onions until golden brown.
  • Add the tomato paste and mushrooms, and saute over a low heat.
  • Add the wine, water and seasonings; let simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the sour cream.
  • Pour the gravy over Jägerschnitzel

Notes

Note from The Great Morel: this is a wonderful recipe and even though the entire meal appears to have lots of ingredients, it comes together really easy, and everything about it is delicious!

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creamofMorelsoup

Cream of Morel Soup

Courtesy of David H - located in Petoskey, Michigan
A heavenly soup that will make you want to get back to the woods and feed some more black flies.
(photo courtesy of ClosetCooking.com)
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • large soup pot or dutch oven
  • large skillet
  • hand held mixer (optional)

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ lb fresh morels (more or less to taste and your hunting success)
  • 1 large leek chopped (use everything below the green leaves)
  • 3 medium russet potatoes
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp butter or vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water
  • salt and pepper - to taste

Instructions
 

  • Chop off dark green leek leaves and roots. Slice the stem lengthwise and rinse under cold water making sure to remove all grit trapped between layers.
  • Peel and halve potatoes.
  • Add leeks and potatoes to soup pot with the water.
    Boil moderately until quite tender. 20-30 min.
  • Heat medium pan over a medium flame. Add butter , morels and a few dashes of salt.
  • Cook morels gently for ~ 15 minutes, making sure they do not dry out. Add a few dashes of wine at a time to keep moist.
  • When the morels are nearly done, add the remaining wine, turn up flame and continue cooking until liquid is almost gone.
  • Add chicken stock and stir until blended.
  • When potatoes and leeks are tender, remove from heat and blend until smooth. Return to pot.
  • Add morel mix to potato/leek mixture and simmer very gently, stirring occasionally to avoid scorching.
  • After about 5-10 minutes, add cream and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

note: allow potatoes and leeks to slow bowl for 10-15 minutes before sauteing the morels.
photo courtesy of ClosetCooking.com
Keyword cream of morel soup, cream of mushroom, morel soup, soup

 

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Veal Scaloppini with Morel Mushrooms

Courtesy of Phillip J. Speciale, from the Great-Chicago-Italian-Recipes.com
Note from The Great Morel - this is recipe 1 of 2 which are courtesy of Phillip J. Speciale, from the Great-Chicago-Italian-Recipes.com website.
These veal scaloppini with morel mushrooms and morel risotto recipes will surely delight your family and guests. You just can’t get enough of these delicious little mushrooms. Yes, I am a morel junkie. Spending my rent money just to get my weekly fix would not be unusual. OK, not really, but I like them a whole lot.
Spring is almost here and morel mushroom hunting season has almost begun. Unfortunately it hasn’t started for me here in Chicago. Unlike thousand of people each year who actually go into the woods searching for these mushrooms, I hunt for my mushrooms at Amazon or on Ebay.
All through the winter there are people waiting in anticipation for spring to hunt down these delectable little morsels. Not often do you find entire web sites devoted to fungi. You can actually visit www.thegreatmorel.com for more information regarding the adventures of morel hunting.
And let’s not forget the National Morel Mushroom Festival in Boyne City, Michigan or the festival in Muscota, Wisconsin, the self acclaimed capital of morel mushrooms. Here you will find great entrees being made, songs being sung and recipes being exchanged.
If you’re not lucky enough to be able to go on a hunt, just shop online like I do. You can get fresh morels shipped to you overnight when in season or you can purchase them dried and use them throughout the year, if you are willing to pay the price. Don’t be surprised to pay ten dollars an ounce for these delicacies.
Once you try them you’ll be hooked.So now let’s get to my veal scaloppini and morel risotto recipes for you to enjoy.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins

Equipment

  • large skillet
  • meat pounder (do not use meat tenderizer)
  • wax paper

Ingredients
  

  • 6 slices veal cutlets about 1 lb
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • ¾ cup small dried morel mushrooms reconstituted or 10-15 small fresh morels
  • ½ cup Marsala wine
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ¾ cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper fresh ground black

Instructions
 

Preparation

  • Place the veal between two sheets of wax paper and pound thin with a mallet.
  • Season the veal scaloppini with salt and pepper. Dredge veal in flour.
  • Place 1 tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp of oil in a large skillet and sauté veal 2 minutes on each side.
    Remove veal and set aside.
  • Add the other tablespoon of oil and butter to the skillet and sauté garlic and onions for I minute.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté another minute.
  • Add wine and chicken broth and bring to boil and reduce liquid to about half.
  • Stir in whipping cream.
  • To serve, plate the veal scaloppini and top with the creamy morel mushroom sauce.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

NOTE: To reconstitute mushrooms soak in warm water for about thirty minutes. Drain liquid and dry the mushrooms thoroughly.
Courtesy of Phillip J. Speciale, from the  Great-Chicago-Italian-Recipes.com
From The Great Morel - a great substitute for the veal is fresh butcher cut pork cutlets. This is one of those recipes that is easy and you serve to only your finest friends and guests and trust The Great Morel - they will be impressed!
Keyword morels and cream, morels and pork, morels and veal, morels and wine

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Morel Risotto

Courtesy of Phillip J. Speciale - Great-Chicago-Italian-Recipes.com
Note from The Great Morel - this is recipe 2 of 2 which are courtesy of Phillip J. Speciale, from the Great-Chicago-Italian-Recipes.com website.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • medium size sauce pan
  • large sauce pan

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup small dried morel mushrooms reconstituted and cut in quarters or 10-15 small fresh morels
  • 1 yellow onion medium sized chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup Marsala wine
  • 2 ½ cups Arborio rice - arborio is an Italian short-grain rice
  • ½ Parmesan Cheese freshly grated
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper fresh ground

Instructions
 

Preparation

  • Pour broth in a medium size saucepan and heat to a simmer.
  • In a slightly larger saucepan add the butter and sauté the garlic and onions for about 1 minute.
  • Add rice and mix well coating the rice with the butter.
  • Stir in the wine until it has evaporated.
  • Stir in mushrooms.
  • Add broth 2 cup at a time and stir until broth has been absorbed.
  • Repeat until all the broth is used.
  • When rice is tender mix in Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve on the side with the scaloppini and you may overdose on the mushrooms.
  • Simply delicious. Mangia!

Notes

Veal and risotto will serve 4 to 6 people
 
Courtesy of Phillip J. Speciale, from the Great-Chicago-Italian-Recipes.com

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Nancy's Morel Sauce

Courtesy of Nancy - Knowlton Twp., NJ
This is the first time I have willing shared my original Morel Sauce recipe, but my husband and friends tell me that it is too delicious to keep it to myself, so, here goes:

Equipment

  • large heavy skillet
  • blender or food processor

Ingredients
  

  • 7-10 morels (I have made this with fresh Morels, but prefer the nutty flavor of dried)
  • 2 onions sliced thin (you may substitute 3/4 cup young ramps)
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 6 tbsp butter (not margarine)
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 1 cup Port Wine (don't get cheap with the quality)
  • cup 2/3 C. Dry Sherry
  • 3 ½ cups beef stock or broth (I use low salt)
  • ½ pint heavy cream

Instructions
 

  • In large heavy skillet, caramelize onions & garlic in melted butter
    DO NOT BROWN (remember, when sautéing in butter, add after the butter foams)
  • Quarter the morels & add them and the liquid to caramelized onions
  • add in the dried thyme leaves, the Port Wine, and the Dry Sherry
  • Add to skillet mixture, cook in med-high heat and reduce by 1/2
  • Add the beef stock to skillet and reduce by 1/2
  • Cool to room temperature and puree in batches in blender or processor. (Can be made up to 2 days in advance to this point. Keep refrigerated)
  • Add heavy cream. Cook at a slow boil until thick and creamy stirring frequently.

Suggestion and/or substitutes

  • Serve warm or at room temp. over Fillet Mignon, Venison Tenderloin, with Steak or Prime Rib.
  • To use with poultry, substitute Chicken Broth for Beef broth; with Pork or Duck substitute 1/2 Chicken Broth & 1/2 Beef Broth.
  • Notes: this recipe does NOT require salt nor pepper. Use patience with the reductions - it is worth every minute.
    It is very rich and IF there are leftovers, store in the 'fridge for approximately 5 days.
    You can add a splash of Gravy Master to deepen the color.
  • Comments and reviews from those who try this recipe are welcome.

Notes

Notes from Nancy:
  • I have made this with fresh morels, but prefer the nutty flavor of dried.
  • If using dried morels, soak in 1/2 cup of warm water 1/2 hour
  • This recipe does NOT require salt nor pepper. Use patience with the reductions - it is worth every minute.
  • It is very rich and IF there are leftovers, store in the 'fridge for approximately 5 days.
  • You can add a splash of Gravy Master to deepen the color.
Courtesy of Nancy - Knowlton Twp., NJ

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Morel Shishkabobs

Courtesy of Jeff R.
This is the greatest thing I have ever eaten. Morels on a kabob. I had these in a mountain village in Armenia some years back.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 27 mins

Equipment

  • charcoal grill or open fire
  • skewer sticks

Ingredients
  

  • 10-15 medium to large morels rinsed and pat dry
  • ¼ cup bacon grease
  • 4 tbsp fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup ramps chopped (or green onions )
  • ¼ cup walnuts finely chopped

Instructions
 

  • Take medium to large morels, rinse them and pat dry.
  • Stuff them with a mixture of bacon grease, parsley, green ramps (green onions), and chopped walnuts.
  • Line 3 to 4 mushrooms on a kabob skewer.
  • Place skewers low over hot coals and rotate frequently.
  • The bacon grease will fry the insides while the actual morels are crunchy.
  • Enjoy!
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Morels with Pasta…

 

Fettuccine Alfredo with Morels

Gourmet, April 1993
Fettuccine Alfredo with Morels Serve the pasta on heated plates with the additional Parmesan.
Ingredients 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons Cognac 1 1/4 pounds fresh morels, rinsed, drained, and patted dry, or 1/4 pound dried (source above), soaked, drained, and patted dry 1/2 pound porcini fettuccine (recipe follows) 1/2 pound scallion fettuccine (recipe follows) 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan plus, if desired, additional as an accompaniment
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Equipment

  • large deep skillets (2)
  • large pot or kettle

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¼ cups morels rinsed, drained, and patted dry
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp Cognac
  • ½ lb scallion fettuccine
  • ½ lb porcini fettuccine
  • ½ cup Parmesan freshly grated

Instructions
 

  • In a skillet melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over moderately low heat, add the cream, the Cognac, and salt and pepper to taste, and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Add the morels, simmer them, covered, for 10 minutes, and keep the mixture warm.
  • In a kettle of boiling salted water cook the porcini fettuccine and the scallion fettuccine for 3 minutes, or until it is al dente.
  • While the pasta is cooking, in a large deep skillet melt the remaining 6 tablespoons butter over low heat.
  • Drain the pasta, add it to the large skillet, and toss it with the butter, lifting the strands.
  • Add the morel mixture, 1/2 cup of the Parmesan, and pepper to taste and toss the mixture well.
  • Alternatively, the 2 kinds of fettuccine may be cooked and sauced separately.
  • Serve the pasta on heated plates with the additional Parmesan.

Notes

Gourmet, April 1993

 

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Alaska Morels in Pasta

Courtesy of Gary Koski - Anchorage, Alaska
Here in south central Alaska, I get tons of morels. I find them from the end of May thru the first part of July in most any area that has a large percentage of birch trees. Never anywhere near pockets of spruce trees. I have gotten as many as 200 in just a few hours of picking but usually stop after 70 or so. That's about all my dehydrator will hold. Most are of the honey colored and dark brown varieties and range in size from 1-1/2" to 4" tall.
I like to take the larger ones and slice them in half, dredge them in egg batter with a few dashes of salt and habenero powder. Coat them with flour and fry them in butter. The smaller ones go into a sauce for pasta as follows:
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Equipment

  • skillet
  • large pot or kettle (for pasta)

Ingredients
  

  • 2 doz morels sliced thinly (smaller morels)
  • 2 scallions sliced thinly
  • 2 leeks sliced thinly
  • ¾ cup champagne (use good - not cheap)
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • 4-5 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon basil chopped
  • pepper (to taste)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 lb Angle hair pasta

Instructions
 

  • Saute leeks and scallions in butter till just transparent.
  • Add morels, salt and pepper and saute till liquids stop coming out.
  • Turn heat to high and add champagne being sure to scrape bottom of skillet.
  • Reduce heat to medium, and add the sour cream and whipping cream and cook till reduced slightly.
  • Add fresh lemon basil and continue to heat for 2 - 3 more minutes.
  • Pour directly over cooked Angel hair pasta!

Notes

Note: can be served with other types of pasta
Courtesy of Gary Koski – Anchorage, Alaska
 
Keyword morel and pasta, morel cream sauce, morels and cream, morels in cream

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Angel Morels

Courtesy of Diahnn - from Illinois
Here in the best morel recipe ever!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Equipment

  • skillets (2 large)
  • large pot or kettle (for pasta)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb fresh Morels sliced in half vertically
  • cup diced onion (Vidalia preferred)
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • cup diced green or red pepper
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • ½ lb angel hair pasta or bird's nest pasta

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the half pasta according to directions and drain.
  • In a large sauté pan, sauté the pepper and onion in 2 tbsp of butter for 1 minute
  • Make a roux out of the flour, soy sauce, salt and sugar in a separate pan (it has to be stirred constantly)
  • Turn heat to low - add morels, and onion and pepper mixture.
  • Cover and cook 30 minutes. (stir occasionally)
  • Serve over pasta and enjoy!

Notes

Courtesy of Diahnn - from Illinois
Keyword morel and pasta, morels and cream, morels and pasta

 

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Morels with Breakfast…

Great Breakfast Treat…

“My mother always fried the morels – just in flour – no egg or milk. Then she would add them to scrambled eggs for our breakfast. Makes for a delicious breakfast.”

Courtesy of Kim

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Biscuits and Morel Gravy…

Slice, soak and rinse your morels as you would in normal preparation. Lightly flour them fry them in cooking grease until fully cooked. When cooked, add flour to the grease to dry it up continually stirring. Slowly add milk mixing it and stirring until it’s the texture of gravy you desire. Salt and pepper to taste. Pour over biscuits!

Courtesy of Reggie , in Iowa

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Breakfast Morels….

“Crumble up dried morels, soak in milk, just a little milk, for approximately one hour, pour all into scrambled eggs, add cheese, salt an pepper to taste.”

Courtesy of Moses

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