Mushroom Powder

(by Mario Fabbri, TV Host, Trying Vegan with Mario)

Mario Fabbri dehydrating king oyster mushrooms

One of my favorite things to do with mushroom powder is to add it to a vegetable stock. Dehydrate a bunch of mushrooms, grind them up into a powder, and keep it in your cabinet for the next time you cook or are making a stock. When you turn mushrooms into a powder, it condenses the flavor and preserves it for months. You can do this with almost any type mushroom. Try it out with your favorite ones.

Tip: Bring out the intense flavor of mushroom powder by adding it in while caramelizing onions or garlic.

Time & Temperature: Dehydrate at 117 °F / 47 °C for 8-12 hours. 
Equipment: SAHARA Folding Dehydrator.

Ingredients:

  • This works with almost any type of mushroom. I recommend king oyster mushrooms.

Instructions:

  • Slice mushrooms very thin.
  • Dehydrate on 117 °F / 47 °C for 8-12 hours. When the slices are crispy enough to snap, they are ready.
  • Grind in a spice grinder or coffee bean grinder until powdered.
  • Store in an airtight jar in a dry place.
King oyster mushrooms being sliced and placed on dehydrator racks
Dehydrated mushroom powder

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