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Pickled Mushrooms


These pickled mushrooms make a nice side dish to a summer meal, or serve as an appetizer. Choose fresh, small, fairly uniform button mushrooms for this recipe.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Chill: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours, 27 minutes


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 medium bay leaf
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
  • 2 cups dry white wine, such as sauvignon blanc
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pound small fresh mushrooms, trimmed and washed


Combine the chopped onion, garlic, parsley, bay leaf, pepper, thyme, wine, vinegar, olive oil, and lemon juice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add mushrooms and again bring to a boil. Boil for about 10 minutes, or until mushrooms are just tender. Chill mushrooms in their liquid for at least 2 hours. Drain and serve.

Serves 4 to 6.

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