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Marinated Mushrooms

This marinated mushroom recipe makes a delicious change and works well with fresh onions.


Serves 4

  • 500g fresh mushrooms, wiped and sliced
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 30ml olive oil
  • 100ml white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree (or 4 fresh tomatoes - see variations
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Handful fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Gently heat the oil in a large pan.

  2. Put the garlic and onion in the pan and saute, covered, for 5 minutes, until softened.

  3. Add the vinegar and bay leaf and simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Add the tomato puree and coriander leaves and mix well. Taste and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Put the mushrooms in a bowl and pour the marinade over them. Cover and leave overnight.

  6. The next day, remove the bay leaf and then serve (either cold or wam) in bowls or on a bed of salad.

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

15 minutes plus overnight to marinade

Notes & Variations on Marinated Mushrooms

If you've got some spare fresh tomatoes, chop these and add to the onion mixture for the final 2 minutes of cooking time. This gives and even sweeter flavour.


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