Pickled Mushrooms for a Crowd

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling


about 7-1/2 dozen (6 cups mixture)

Updated: Jul. 20, 2023
Serve tangy pickled mushrooms alongside a steak, as an appetizer with toothpicks, in a salad or as part of an antipasto platter. However you present them, you can’t go wrong! —John Levezow, Eagan, Minnesota
Pickled Mushrooms for a Crowd Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 pounds medium fresh mushrooms
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 3 tablespoons bitters
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1 bay leaf


  1. In a large saucepan, combine mushrooms and water. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute. Drain; return mushrooms to pan.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over mushrooms; cool slightly.
  3. Transfer mushroom mixture to glass jars with tight-fitting lids. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 days. Just before serving, discard bay leaf.

Nutrition Facts

1 pickled mushroom: 7 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.