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Are shiitakes vegan?

Shiitakes is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is shiitakes?

Shiitakes are a type of edible mushroom that have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine for their various health benefits. These mushrooms have a meaty texture and a rich, savory flavor that makes them a popular ingredient in Asian cuisine. They are also a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, making them a healthy addition to any diet. Shiitakes can be enjoyed in a variety of dishes, including soups, stir-fries, and even vegetarian burgers. With their unique flavor and nutritional profile, shiitakes are a versatile and delicious ingredient that can elevate any meal.

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