Herb and Garlic Marinated Mushrooms

Herb and Garlic Marinated Mushrooms

Yield 8 servings


3/4 cup olive oil

1 pound small cremini or baby bella mushrooms

1 shallot, thinly sliced

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 strip (about 2-inches long) lemon peel without the pith

4 thyme sprigs

2 bay leaves

2 tablespoons fresh rosemary

1/2 teaspoon salt

Pinch sugar

Pinch red pepper flakes


In a 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium heat.

Add the mushrooms, shallots, and garlic. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently until the shallots and garlic are softened.

Reduce heat to low, add the remaining olive oil and ingredients; stir well. Cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring frequently to blend the flavors.

Remove from the heat and cool for 15 minutes. Spoon into resealable container and refrigerate at least 6 hours or up to a week.