Mushrooms Fra Diavlo

  • Yield 4 servings

For Mushrooms fra Diavolo, you can use button mushrooms or a combination of varieties. If you prefer less spice.


2 teaspoons pure olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2 pounds mushrooms, thickly sliced (button mushrooms or a combination of button, shiitake, cremini and portobello mushrooms may be used)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1 teaspoon dried red chili flakes
1/4 cup basil leaves, minced
1 (26-ounce) jar commercially prepared marinara or your favorite meatless tomato sauce


  1. Place oil in a heavy bottom nonreactive saucepan and heat over medium heat. Add the onions and green peppers; saute for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly softened. Add the sliced mushrooms and garlic, continue to saute for 2 to 3 minutes longer. Add the diced tomatoes and chili flakes, saute for approximately 2 minutes longer. Add the basil and tomato sauce. Mix ingredients, reduce heat and simmer stirring occasionally for 30 minutes until flavors blend and vegetables are tender.  



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 248 other followers