Favorite Marinated Mushrooms Recipe
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Favorite Marinated Mushrooms Recipe

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Brenda Snyder from Hesston, Pennsylvania notes, "This is a nice way to serve mushrooms as an appetizer...and it also makes a great side dish for any type of meat. Sometimes I add these tangy mushrooms to salads for extra flavor, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh mushrooms
  • 1 envelope (.7 ounce) Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Leaf lettuce, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 166 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 602mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein .


  1. Remove mushroom stems (discard or save for another use). Place caps in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and cool.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the salad dressing mix, water, oil, vinegar, lemon juice, sugar and seasonings.
  3. Place mushrooms in a large bowl; add dressing and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Marinated Mushrooms in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p44

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justmbeth 48163
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2011

"This recipe was very easy to make. It makes a great side as well. I used only 1/2 the mushrooms and kept the remaining dressing in the refrigerator for next time, which will be soon."

cookienursekim 93591
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

"This recipe is so easy to make ,my familiy & friends love it, I get multiple requests to bring it to holiday functions, I had to start making a double batch!"

suwest 129800
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"made these for the first time a couple of Christmas ago. They are a favorite with my whole family, especially the guys."

foodygirl1979 139410
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"These are fantastic. Every time I make them the bowl comes back empty and everyone is asking for thr recipe, so yummy!"

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