Porcini Mushroom Lasagna

Discover the earthy and rich flavors of Porcini Mushroom Lasagna, a dish that perfectly encapsulates the essence of foraged ingredients. This recipe, inspired by the classic Italian lasagna, features the distinct taste of porcini mushrooms, making it a must-try for any gourmet enthusiast.
read time
1 minutes


Prep Time
30 minutes
Active Time
60 minutes
Total Time
90 minutes
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- 3 cups of fresh porcini mushrooms, sliced
- 9 lasagna noodles, cooked
- 2 cups ricotta cheese
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cups marinara sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish


Step 1 - Preheat Oven

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Step 2 - Sauté Onions, Garlic, Mushrooms, Salt and Pepper

In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onions and garlic until translucent. Add porcini mushrooms, season with salt and pepper, and cook until tender.

Step 3 - Mix Cheeses, Egg, Salt and Pepper

In a bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Step 4 - Assemble Lasagne

Spread a layer of marinara sauce at the bottom of a baking dish. Place a layer of lasagna noodles over the sauce. Spread half of the ricotta mixture over the noodles. Add half of the sautéed mushrooms and a layer of mozzarella cheese. Repeat the layers, finishing with a layer of noodles, sauce, and mozzarella cheese.

Step 5 - Bake Lasagne

Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 10 minutes until cheese is bubbly and golden.

Step 6 - Cool and Garnish

Let it cool for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh basil.

Where Can I Buy Porcini Mushroom?

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What are Porcini Mushrooms?

Porcini mushrooms, known scientifically as 'Boletus edulis', are a prized variety in the culinary world. They grow in coniferous and deciduous woodlands and are renowned for their rich, nutty flavor. These mushrooms are often used in Italian and French cuisines and are highly valued for their versatility in dishes, ranging from soups and pastas to risottos.

What do Porcini Mushrooms Taste Like?

Porcini mushrooms are celebrated for their distinctive taste, which is often described as earthy, nutty, and slightly meaty. This rich and deep flavor profile adds a luxurious depth to any dish they're incorporated into, making them a favorite ingredient among chefs and gourmets alike. Their texture is smooth yet firm, adding both flavor and substance to a variety of recipes.

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