Tangy Pickled Mushrooms
Home-canned pickled mushrooms are a handy addition to your pantry. They’re ideal for cocktails, appetizers, salads and relish trays.—Jill Hihn, Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms, West Grove, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep: 50 min. Process: 20 min./batch
- 5 pounds small fresh mushrooms
- 2 large onions, halved and sliced
- 2 cups white vinegar
- 1-1/2 cups canola oil
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons canning salt
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
- Place all ingredients in a stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Carefully ladle hot mixture into eight hot 1-pint jars, leaving 1/2-in. headspace.
- Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot mixture. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars; screw on bands until fingertip tight. Place jars into canner, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil. Process for 20 minutes. Remove jars and cool.
Editor's NoteThe processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. For altitudes up to 3,000 feet, add 5 minutes; 6,000 feet, add 10 minutes; 8,000 feet, add 15 minutes; 10,000 feet, add 20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 18 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Grandma's Pickled Mushrooms in Country Woman April/May 2013