Lamb shanks are not very tender and require slow braising. The crockpot is the perfect choice to tenderize tough meat.
Recipes using mushrooms.
Flavorful sausage meatballs in an incredibly rich mushroom gravy are perfect over rice, pasta, or couscous. Works great as an entree or appetizer.
This mushroom pot roast version makes a fabulously rich gravy, so be sure to make some mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles to fully enjoy it.
Garlic Herb Sirloin Tip Roast is a great alternative to prime rib for cost-conscious families. While it is not quite as tender as prime rib, this cut of beef certainly makes up for it in richer flavor. This easy roasting method does the best job of cooking the roast to the perfect medium-rare doneness without turning the roast into shoe leather.
Chicken, Sausage, and Black Olives makes a deliciously different main dish to shake up your humdrum dinner routine. It may seem like a strange combination, but this is so good! The dish is further enhanced with garlic, sweet bell peppers, sweet onion, mushrooms, and just a hint of licorice flavor from tarragon. Serve over rice for a hearty and tasty meal. Did I mention it is fast and easy to make? It is!
Hamburgers Diane is a budget-friendly version of a gourmet restaurant treat. Steak Diane is a beloved dish served at the finest restaurants, but it can be quite expensive. This is an easy version using ground beef patties with a similar rich mushroom wine sauce. The flavor is gourmet enough to please even the most discriminating palate.
Irish American Lamb Stew is an Americanized version of the classic Irish Stew. Guinness stout gives richness and depth to this lamb stew without any hint of beer flavor. This is probably the most flavorful gravy you have ever tasted so do serve the stew with Irish mashed potatoes.
Merlot Mushroom Chicken is a quick and easy entree for those busy nights. It may be fast to make, but it does not lack for flavor. The gravy is rich and thick, the perfect complement for mild white chicken breasts.