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🍄 Classic Pickled Mushrooms Recipe

Learn how to make a classic pickled mushrooms recipe with our step-by-step instructions. Store them in the refrigerator for up to a month. Just Pickling: Your ultimate guide to pickling.

Classic Pickled Mushrooms Recipe

You will need:

  • fresh mushrooms1 pound fresh mushrooms
  • white vinegar1 cup white vinegar
  • water1 cup water
  • crushed garlic2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • sugar2 tablespoons sugar
  • salt1 tablespoon salt


  1. Start by cleaning the mushrooms thoroughly and trimming off any tough stems.
  2. In a large pot, combine the vinegar, water, crushed garlic, sugar, and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the mushrooms to the pot and let them simmer in the pickling mixture for about 10 minutes.
  4. After 10 minutes, remove the pot from the heat and let the mushrooms cool in the pickling liquid.
  5. Once cooled, transfer the mushrooms along with the pickling liquid into a clean jar, ensuring they are fully submerged.
  6. Seal the jar tightly and refrigerate. Allow the mushrooms to pickle for at least 24 hours before consuming.


These pickled mushrooms can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month. Make sure the mushrooms are always submerged in the pickling liquid to keep them fresh.

Embark on a culinary adventure with our Classic Pickled Mushrooms Recipe. This simple yet flavorful recipe is a testament to the transformative power of pickling. Mushrooms, a humble and often overlooked ingredient, are elevated to new heights of tangy deliciousness. Whether you're a pickling pro or a beginner, this recipe will surely tickle your taste buds and impress your guests.

Our recipe is straightforward and requires only a few ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your pantry. The star of the show, of course, are the mushrooms. Fresh, plump, and earthy, they are the perfect canvas for the pickling process. The rest of the ingredients - white vinegar, water, crushed garlic, sugar, and salt - work together to create a pickling liquid that is both tangy and slightly sweet, perfectly complementing the mushrooms' natural flavors.

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One of the best things about pickling is its accessibility. You don't need fancy equipment or exotic ingredients. All you need is a clean jar, some fresh produce, and a little bit of patience. Whether you're a seasoned home cook or a culinary newbie, our FAQ section is here to guide you through the process.

Finally, remember that pickling is not just a way to preserve food. It's also a creative outlet, a way to experiment with flavors and textures. So, don't be afraid to play around with our recipe. Add some spices, try different types of vinegar, or swap the sugar for honey. The possibilities are endless. And if you come up with a particularly tasty variation, don't forget to share it with us. We'd love to feature your homemade pickling recipe on Just Pickling!

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