I know not everyone likes marinated mushrooms.  For those of you who do, this is a super easy and “way cool” marinated mushroom recipe just for you.  I’ve been making this recipe for years.  I can’t even tell you where it originated.  It’s a family favorite and is commonly requested by my entire mushroom loving family and friends.  Therefore, this is one to pin or add to your recipe box.  Now let’s begin.

Marinated Mushrooms

Marinated Mushrooms, findingourwaynow.com


    • 2 Pounds thickly sliced mushroom
    • ¾ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 3 Cloves Garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
    • Juice of 2 lemons (4 to 5 tbsp. lemon juice)
    • 2 tbsp. White Wine Vinegar
    • Salt
    • 2 Bay Leaves
    • 1 Sprig of Fresh Parsley
    • 1 Sprig of Fresh Thyme or ½ t dried
    • 6 Peppercorns
    • Garnish: A sprig or two of thyme or parsley leaves


Marinated Mushrooms, findingourwaynow.comHeat the olive oil in a large cast-iron pan.  Add all remaining ingredients (minus the garnish) and combine .  Simmer the mixture on low heat for 2-3 minutes.  Remove from the heat, cover and let the mushrooms cool in the marinade liquid.  Pour the marinated mushrooms in a container and store in the refrigerator.  When you’re ready to serve the marinated mushrooms, bring them to room temperature, place in a decorative bowl and add the garnish.

Notes: These marinated mushrooms will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks as long and the mushrooms stay covered in the marinade.  Fresh herbs and lemon juice are always best. You can substitute dried herbs or bottle juice in a pinch. If you do, increase the herbs by half and adjust the lemon juice to taste.

As you can see there is nothing to this recipe, it’s easy. The taste is divine, and it also makes for a great gift from your kitchen. Pour the marinated mushrooms into small decorative canning jars; add a ribbon and you’re good to go. With Mother’s Day approaching, this would delight your mushroom loving Mom.

Time to eat…

If you liked this recipe, don’t forget to check some of my other recipes such as these Freezer Biscuit Recipe4 Mini Crème Brûlée Pies, and Raspberry Balsamic Jelly

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  • http://biz.leoraw.com/about/ Leora Wenger

    Sounds tasty! I love recipes that you can do in advance. Then, when company comes, out come various delicious dishes.

    “I know not everyone likes” … you could say that about any dish!

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Leora, That is the best thing about this recipe. I can make it well in advance of when I need and it then it’s there for me when I need it. Enjoy. :-)

  • http://www.patricia-weber.com Patricia Weber

    I have a love-hate affair with mushrooms. It’s like coffee – one year it’s good for you and one year it’s not. I’m falling in love again with them – good for high cholesterol. This sounds like a most tasty recipe.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Patricia, Yep, I have friend who feel the same way. The fact that is has that benefit is a good reason to revisit you love of them for sure. :-)

  • http://twitter.com/geekgirlusa Cheryl Therrien

    My taste with mushrooms is very limited. I can tolerate them under certain circumstances. The photos are very nice. :)

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Cheryl, I get that. :-). However, it does please me that you enjoy my photography. :-)

  • http://www.akandrew.com/ A.K.Andrew

    I love mushrooms, so this sounds perfect. May have to substitute lemon juice as annoyingly it doesn’t agree with me any more. Maybe an different light vinegar?, or even some zest which is ok?
    One of my favs with mushrooms is to have them simmered with lots of garlic and wine. Delicious with some crusty bread.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi A.K, You certainly can substitute a mild vinegar in place of the lemon juice. It will change the taste to what type of vinegar you use, but it will still work very well. Enjoy. :-)

  • http://twitter.com/Craftyandbeast Patrick Huff

    I live in mushroom country. Kennett Square. I love mushrooms and so does my daughter. Thiis an easy recipe. I should mke it and use for sandwiches

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Patrick, How lucky for you. Have fun with this recipe and let me how it came out for you. :-)

  • http://www.facebook.com/jon.jefferson.73 Jon Jefferson

    I like it. Mushrooms are a staple around my house. It seems odd when we don’t have any.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Jon, Same here. When we don’t have any mushrooms around, it’s time to go shopping. :-)

  • http://twitter.com/catarinaalexon Catarina Alexon

    Sounds delicious, Susan. Don’t eat much mushrooms though since they have too much yeast:-)

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Catarina, I forgot about that. Oh well, there are some other yummy recipe to try. :-)

  • Debra Yearwood

    I like mushrooms, but my husband LOVES them. Can’t wait to try this out.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Debra, Oh, then I can’t wait to hear about it. :-)

  • http://twitter.com/wizardofwords Doreen Pendgracs

    Yummm, Susan! I love mushrooms in every way possible. Marinated is definitely one of them.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Doreen, Yep, they are that. :D. Give this a try. it may become your next new favorite recipe. :-)

  • http://twitter.com/backgrinder Hola Backgrinder

    That sounds good. Also, for people who love mushrooms, that jar is a pretty attractive little item to leave out. Since not all people like mushrooms, you can just set it in view and let people find it. The ones who will appreciate it the most will be the quickest to notice and comment.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Hola, You’ve go that right. In that case, in our house, it is then gone in a flash…LOL.

  • http://twitter.com/JeriWB Jeri Walker-Bickett

    Mushrooms of any variety are always on my favorite list! I definitely want to try this one.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Jeri, Then you will love this recipe. I always have it on hand when I have quests or family over. It never stays around long…LOL. :-)

  • Karen Koblan

    I’m not the biggest mushroom fan but these look really good! My husband loves them so I have to print this recipe for him. Looks like a good appetizer!

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Karen, I believe he will really enjoy this recipe ans it’s easy to make too. Let me know how he liked it when you do. :-)

  • http://twitter.com/m4bmarketing Susan Oakes

    I like raw mushrooms best but if I can find good marinated ones then I will buy them. This recipe as always looks delicious so must try it.

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Susan, I feel the same but this recipe give you the best of both worlds. Enjoy! :-)

  • http://virtualadmintogo.com/ Elizabeth Scott

    I am one who does not like mushrooms. That is one of the few foods I can not stand. But my mom, David, and Tyler love mushrooms so I will be making these for them. It would make a great anti pasta platter.

  • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

    Hi Elizabeth. I know, not your favorite thing…LOL. Bu the family will love that you made this. Your right it would be great on an antipasti platter:-)

  • Jacs Henderson

    Looks scrummy :)

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      It is. You’d love this recipe Jacs. :-)

  • HomeJobsbyMOM

    I’m not sure if I’ve had marinated mushrooms before but I do love marinated artichokes

    • http://findingourwaynow.flywheelsites.com/ Susan Cooper

      Hi Krystle, Then you would love marinated mushrooms. Give them a try and let me know what you think?

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