Super Easy Marinated Mushrooms

This recipe is quick and easy with only 10 minutes of preparation. You can even prepare these the night before! They are perfect for feeding a large group and absolutely irresistible.

Marinated Mushrooms

Prep: 8 hours 15 minutesCook: 5 minutes
Total: 8 hours 20 minutesYield: 4 servings


  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook mushrooms just until tender, about 3-4 minutes; drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine mushrooms, olive oil, vinegar, red onion, garlic, sugar, oregano, peppercorns, red pepper flakes, and bay leaf; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Transfer to an airtight container and place in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours and up to 5 days.
  4. Serve at room temperature, garnished with parsley, if desired.

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A food photographer and travel blogger from New York City. Rachel's interest in cooking and travel began during her study abroad program in Italy, where she fell in love with Italian cuisine. She now captures the beauty of food and travels through her photography and blog posts.

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