Also, known as brown cap mushrooms, chestnut mushrooms have a strong taste and look like a darker version of the button mushroom. They have pink to dark brown gills. Chestnut mushrooms are served raw or cooked. They are very versatile and can be included in salads, pasta dishes, sauces, quiches, casseroles, soups and omelettes. Chestnut mushrooms can be sautéed, grilled, stir-fried, roasted. Naturally high in copper and vitamin B5.
Per 100gms uncooked 13 calories, 0.5g fat, 0.4g carbohydrates, 1.8g protein and 1.1g fibre.