Buttered Asparagus and Mushrooms

Filipino Style Recipe: buttered asparagus and mushrooms is another easy and low carbohydrates dish. Normally the asparagus and mushrooms stir fried in butter then season with salt and pepper.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 10-20 minutes
Good for 2-3 servings

Ingredients:
300 grams asparagus, cut into 1 inch
200 grams mushrooms, sliced
1/2 onion, sliced thinly
4 tablespoons butter
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, melt butter and saute onion.
2. Add mushroom and cook until start to brown.
3. Add asparagus and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tender and crisp.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve.

Sauteed Green Beans and Mushrooms

Filipino Style Recipe: sauteed green beans and mushrooms is one of the easy and low carbohydrate dish. Normally the mushrooms and green beans sauteed then season with salt and pepper and cooked until tender and crisp.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 10-20 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams green beans, trimmed
200 grams mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup butter
1 onions, chopped
3 gloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch(dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
salt and pepper to taste
dash of chili flakes(optional)
1/2 teaspoon sugar(optional)

Procedures:
1. In a pan, melt butter and saute garlic, onion and mushrooms.
2. Add green beans, water, chili flakes and soy sauce then simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Pour dissolved cornstarch then season with sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer for 2 minutes or until beans are tender and crisp.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve.

Creamy Beef and Mushrooms

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Filipino Style Recipe: creamy beef and mushrooms recipe is another low carbohydrate dish. Normally the beef stir fry and cooked with mushrooms, cream and grated cheese until thicken.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 30-40 minutes
Good for 3-4 servings

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo beef sirloin, cut into strips
200 grams mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 can cream of mushroom
1/2 cup hot water
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated(optional)
1/4 teaspoon paprika or chili flakes(optional)
chopped parsley for garnishing(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinate beef with garlic, paprika, salt and pepper for 30 minutes.
2. In a pan, heat olive oil then stir fry beef for 5 minutes or until brown.
3. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add mushrooms and saute for 3 minutes.
3. Pour water and cream of mushroom then cover and simmer until the sauce is creamy. Stir constantly.
4. Put the meat back into the pan then add grated Parmesan cheese.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Simmer for a while and turn off the heat.
6. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

Tofu and Mushrooms Recipe

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Filipino style recipe: tofu and mushrooms recipe is a healthy yet affordable dish. Normally the tofu comes fried then sauteed with mushrooms, bean sprouts, bell peppers and oyster sauce.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
3 blocks of tofu
1/2 cup button mushrooms, sliced
1 small onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup oyster sauce
2 tablespoons water
1/4 cup bean sprouts(togue)
salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons ground peanuts(optional)
1 small carrot, sliced thinly(optional)
200 grams spinach, chopped(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a frying pan, heat oil and deep fry tofu until golden brown. Drain and let cool.
2. Cut tofu into cubes and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, saute onions, garlic, bell pepper and mushrooms. Cook until veggies are half-cooked.
2. Add oyster sauce and water. Add fried tofu and bean sprouts. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
3. Season with salt and pepper according to taste. Remove from heat.
4. Transfer to serving plate and top with ground peanut. Serve and enjoy!

Beef with Mushrooms Recipe

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Filipino Style Recipe: Whenever I pass at the canned goods section of the supermarket, I see the canned mushrooms. Here is one recipe you can make use of that delicious can of goody.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 tablespoon chopped red onion
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
250 grams button mushrooms
350 grams beef rump- cut into strips
1/2 cup Thai Chilly sauce
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon light soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon cornflour mixed with 1/4 cup water
1 cup basil leaves
3 tablespoon olive oil

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute onion, garlic and ginger until aroma.
2. Add beef then stir fry for 5 minutes on high heat.
3. Add mushrooms, oyster sauce, soy sauce and chilly sauce then stir well.
4. Add the dissolved cornflour mixture and the basil leaves.
5. Remove from heat thn serve immediately with hot rice and enjoy!

Notes:
1. Do not cook beef too long as it will become chewy. Just wait until it browns lightly.