Mushroom Duxelles

Mushroom Duxelles is one of my favorite fillings, It is a basic recipe that’s most used for fillings of different stuffed vegetables, lasagna, ravioli, cannelloni, pastries, dumplings, pies, and more. You can flavor mashed potato or any other type of mash. you can also add it to cooked rice or to enrich a cream sauce and basically, the options are endless with this recipe.  

Vegan Recipes Cacao-Shamaness Mushroom Duxelles
Vegan Recipes Cacao-Shamaness Mushroom Duxelles

There are actually many types of Duxelles and a few different ways to make it when the base is usually chopped mushrooms. Today there are already types of Duxelles from all kinds of vegetables like leeks, onions, and more. The Duxelles we are making today will be pretty close to the classic one. It will contain chopped onion and garlic, fresh thyme leaves, chopped parsley, we will reduce it with a little of white wine and white wine vinegar and finally add about a teaspoon or two of panko crumbs that will absorb the wine flavors and combine the mixture together.

Vegan Recipes Cacao-Shamaness Vegan Stuffed Potato Pancake

Here is one of many recipes you can use Mushroom Duxelles for, My Vegan Stuffed Potato Pancakes. Super easy to make and incredibly delicious. Click here for the full recipe of the Stuffed Potato Pancakes  

Vegan Recipes Cacao-Shamaness Polenta 2 Ways. Vegan Polenta with Mushroom Duxelles Toasted Almonds, Vegan Parmesan Cheese and Reduced Balsamic

Another option to incorporate Mushroom Duxelles is here with the Polenta Pattie Recipe from the Polenta 2 Ways Post. Polenta really likes Mushrooms. For the full recipe click here Polenta 2 Ways!

Vegan Recipes Cacao-Shamaness Mushroom Duxelles

Mushroom Duxelles

finely chopped sautéed mixture of mushrooms for fillings and flavoring
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Basic recipes, Prep
Cuisine French
Servings 1 Container
Calories 200 kcal


  • Sharp knife
  • Paper towel
  • Saute pan


  • Drizzle Olive oil or Grape seed oil
  • 1 Pack Champignon mushrooms finely chopped
  • 2 Shallots finely chopped
  • Fresh Thyme
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp Panko bread crumbs optional
  • ¼ cup White wine
  • 2 tbsp White wine vinegar
  • Sea Salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper


  • Using a paper towel, wipe the mushrooms from dirt and sand residue, do not rinse with water so that they do not convert too much liquid during cooking.
  • Chop the mushrooms finely till they will look like small crumbs
  • In a hot skillet drizzle some oil and Sautee the chopped mushrooms. Don't stir, make sure all the moist evaporates from the mushrooms. add a pinch of salt.
  • Add the shallots garlic thyme and stir.
  • Add the vinegar, stir and let all the liquids reduce. right after that add the wine and again let reduce for few minutes
  • Add bread crumbs salt and pepper and stir.
  • once done cooking remove from the stove, add the chopped parsley and mix well.


Panko crumbs are not mandatory you can add them only if you want a more stable  mixture and less crumbly. the panko crumbs do a really good job of sticking the mixture
Keyword Chopped Mushrooms, Duxelles, Filling, Flavoring, Mise En Place, Mushrooms Duxelles


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