Morel Fricassee

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

May is morel season and to celebrate the return of these miraculous mushrooms, here is a simple morel saute, or fricassee, flavored with ham and herbs. Once morels are out of season (they only last a few short weeks), use other wild mushrooms (Chanterelles and trumpets are good choices)or dried morels. This is delicious over pasta or other grains--or just on its own--or it's a lovely brunch dish served in pastry shells.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion.
  2. Cook, stirring often, until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and ham; cook, stirring often, 1 minute.
  4. Add mushrooms and chicken broth; cook, stirring often, 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in cream and herbs; cook over low heat until slightly thickened, 3 minutes.
  6. Add salt if needed, and pepper to taste.

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