How To Make A Portabella Mushroom Sandwich (A Quick Guide)
When it comes to mushrooms there is nothing better than the portabella mushroom. Its flavour is savoury and meaty. We love all types of mushrooms but the portabella mushroom is in our hearts. And it is very easy to make a portabella mushroom sandwich.
Here, we’ve listed the step-by-step process to make a sandwich with portabello mushrooms. But before moving to this you need to understand what is a portabella mushroom and its benefits.
What Is Portabella Mushroom?
Portobella mushrooms are the mature form of Agaricus Bisporus (A edible fungus), which also include crimini mushroom and button mushroom. All these mushrooms have the same species at different stages of maturity.
Portobella mushroom is sometimes called portobello, which is rich in flavour and its texture is more meaty and spongy. Due to their large size, they can be stuffed, baked, grilled and broiled.
Benefits Of Portabella Mushroom
There are various benefits of mushrooms. People who eat various mushrooms have a lower chance of cancer. Below, we’ve listed the benefits of the portabella mushroom.
1- Have Anti-Inflammatory Properties
Portabella mushroom is packed with anti-inflammatory properties that have a positive effect on free radicals. It includes selenium, which is a powerful antioxidant. It helps to prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, and thyroid disease.
2- Boost Gut Health
As per the National Library of Medicine, fresh portabella mushrooms have powerful prebiotics for our microbiome. Prebiotics serves as food for our body’s gut health, which helps in digestion, maintaining a healthy immune system, longevity and other health benefits. You can also eat a portabella mushroom sandwich for the body’s gut health.
3- Great Source Of Vitamin B
Portabella mushrooms are a great source of Vitamin B riboflavin, niacin, and pantothenic acid. Riboflavin is important for energy production and metabolising fat, niacin helps in metabolising macronutrients in the body and pantothenic acid helps in hormone production and assists the nervous system.
4- Excellent Source Of Vitamin D
According to the study from Curtin University in Australia, mushrooms can fulfil the need for Vitamin D and 40% of adults are Vitamin D deficient. It can reduce your bone health, increase the risk of cancer, and have a negative impact on your weight.
Nutritional Value Of the Portabella Mushroom
Before we get into the recipe for the portabella mushroom sandwich, it is very important to understand the nutritional value of the portabella mushroom. It is very important to understand what you consumed. Look at the chart below.
How To Make Portabella Mushroom Sandwich
Roasted portobello mushroom with balsamic vinegar is the start of a portabella mushroom sandwich. The portabella mushroom has a meaty texture and easily melts in your mouth.
The following ingredients are used in the making of this sandwich.
Below, we’ve listed the important ingredients used in this sandwich.
- The whole grain french bread or Ciabatta or bread of your choice.
- Portabella mushroom.
- Summer squash or yellow zucchini
- Green zucchini
- Red bell pepper
- Vegan southwest dressing
- Cheese (optional)
Since the bread is the key to a delicious sandwich. You can choose oil-free bread such as french bread and Ciabatta. Select your favourite bread from the bakery.
Below, we’ve presented the step-by-step procedure to make a portabella mushroom sandwich. Follow these steps and make a delicious sandwich. Yummy!
Step 1:- Let’s begin with preheating the oven. Place a portabella mushroom in a roasting baking tray. Bush both sides of the mushroom with olive oil or oil of your choice and balsamic vinegar. Depending on the size of the mushroom it should take 15 to 20 minutes to bake.
Step 2:- To make pesto mayo, add a half tablespoon of pesto (vegetarian) in a bowl with 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise. Mis well and pesto mayo are ready. By the way, people love pesto mayo with fries!
Step 3:- Toast up your ciabatta roll or french bread or bread of your choice. Spread some pesto mayo over one side on the bread or ciabatta roll or french bread.
Note:- You can also try other sauces for your sandwiches such as vegan ranch dressing, french dressing, mustard dipping sauce, creamy Italian dressing, cashew mayo, and many more.
Step 4:- Place the roasted portabella mushroom on the piece of bread or french bread or ciabatta roll. Crumble the cheese over the mushroom, add some sliced tomato or cherry tomato and some basil leaves and you’re done. Top the filling over the rest of your bread and there you’ve a delicious lunch!
How To Serve Portabella Mushroom Sandwich
If you eat a portabella mushroom sandwich right now, the mushroom stays warm. If you don’t want to eat this sandwich right now, the mushroom gets cold. The cold mushroom isn’t good and the butter will firm up again.
You can serve this sandwich with the following mentioned below.
- Crisp And Chips– Most people love roasted chicken with this sandwich because portabella mushroom and chicken are the best combos.
- Homemade fries.
Also, read more:- Vitamin D3 food to prevent Vitamin D3 deficiency.
Is A Portabello Mushroom Sandwich Healthy?
This sandwich offers a meaty flavour and a pleasing mouthfeel for vegetarian people. Several ingredients contribute to this flavour such as balsamic vinegar, fresh basil cherry tomato, red onion, pesto mayo, and roasted pepper.
We hope you’ll get all the information that you’re searching for. This step by step guide helps you to make the portabella mushroom sandwich. Among all the benefits of the portabella sandwich mentioned above, you can improve your gut health and digestion.