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I can’t wait for you to try these oven roasted mushrooms with balsamic vinegar! Once you do, you’ll want to put them on everything: pizzas, pastas (I do zucchini noodles!), omelettes, the list goes on. There are so many ways to eat these balsamic mushrooms, not to mention my favorite way — straight from the pan.

In addition to my roasted mushroom recipe, I’ll also show you a few tips on how to make mushrooms in the oven perfectly and how to freeze them for later if you happen to have some extras. Don’t count on the extras, but just in case. 😉

Can You Roast Mushrooms In The Oven?

Yes, roasting mushrooms is a delicious and hands-off way to cook them.

Why You’ll Love This Oven Roasted Mushroom Recipe

  • Tastes savory and rich
  • Tender and luscious texture
  • Just 5 minutes prep time
  • Ready in 30 minutes
  • Healthy side dish that’s naturally vegan, low carb, keto, and gluten-free
Finished oven roasted mushrooms on a serving platter.

Ingredients You’ll Need

This section explains how to choose the best ingredients for oven baked mushrooms, what each one does in the recipe, and substitution options. For measurements, see the recipe card below.

  • Mushrooms – I used cremini mushrooms (also known as baby portobello or baby bella mushrooms) — and they are fantastic roasted — but you could also use other varieties of mushrooms, like porcini, shiitake, or white button mushrooms. I don’t recommend washing mushrooms because they absorb too much moisture this way, but you can wipe them with a damp paper towel to remove any dirt.
  • Olive Oil – Or avocado oil.
  • Balsamic Vinegar – Not required for roasting mushrooms, but a must for balsamic mushrooms. Use a high-quality balsamic vinegar for maximum flavor (this is an ingredient that’s worth spending a little extra money on). I don’t recommend substituting other vinegars, though.
  • Herbs – Fresh thyme and fresh parsley. But really, any herbs you have on hand work great! I recommend fresh, but if all you have is dried, substitute 1 teaspoon dried herbs for each tablespoon of fresh in the recipe.
  • SpicesGarlic powder, sea salt, and black pepper.
Oven roasted mushrooms recipe ingredients in bowls.

How To Roast Mushrooms In The Oven

This section shows how to make balsamic roasted mushrooms, with step-by-step photos and details about the technique. For full instructions, see the recipe card below.

  1. Mix marinade. In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, thyme, parsley, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Season. Add mushrooms to the marinade, and toss to coat.
TIP: If needed, cut the mushrooms to the same size, so that they cook at the same speed.

TIP: If needed, cut the mushrooms to the same size, so that they cook at the same speed.

Depending on the size of your mushrooms, you might want to cut them in halves or quarters. You can roast mushrooms whole, but I recommend cutting them into quarters, which means more caramelization — yum!

Mushroom marinade mixed in a glass bowl with whisk.
Mushrooms tossed in marinade.

  1. Roast. Arrange mushrooms in a single layer on a baking sheet so that each mushroom is touching the pan. Bake mushrooms until they are soft and puckered. (I don’t usually move them at all as they cook, but stirring halfway through is fine if you prefer.)
  2. Serve. Drizzle with optional balsamic reduction and sprinkle with more fresh herbs to garnish.
Raw mushrooms arranged on sheet pan.

Oven roasted mushrooms on sheet pan.

SERVING IDEAS: Add balsamic reduction or parmesan cheese!

SERVING IDEAS: Add balsamic reduction or parmesan cheese!

Drizzle balsamic reduction (glaze) over the roasted mushrooms for a deliciously sweet flavor, or add a sprinkle of parmesan.

How Long To Roast Mushrooms?

Roasting mushrooms will take about 25 minutes in a 400 degree F oven.

Storage Instructions

After you make these balsamic mushrooms you have three options:

  1. Eat immediately: Eat them all, straight from the pan, the second they come out of the oven… like I may or may not have done as soon as I was done with the photos.
  2. Store them: Keep mushrooms in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They’ll last for 3-5 days in the fridge, and are delicious hot or cold.
  3. Freeze them: If you don’t think you’ll eat them within a few days, see the freezing instructions below.

Can You Freeze Roasted Mushrooms?

Yes, you can freeze roasted mushrooms! Raw mushrooms can turn mushy after freezing, so it’s best to cook them first. Roast the mushrooms in the oven as directed above, let them cool, and then freeze in a single layer on a baking sheet until solid. Once frozen, transfer them to a freezer bag. It’s a great way to use up mushrooms before they go bad, or stock up and prep a meal component ahead of time.

Reheating Instructions:

Reheat mushrooms in a 350 degree F oven or hot skillet for best results. You can microwave them in a pinch, but they are best baked or heated in a skillet.

Pan of balsamic roasted mushrooms on a pan with a spoon.

What To Serve With Roasted Mushrooms

As I mentioned above, the possibilities for these oven roasted mushrooms with balsamic are endless. Here are some recipes to pair with them:

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Oven Roasted Mushrooms Recipe (Balsamic, Garlic, & Herbs)

These oven roasted mushrooms with balsamic are EASY, quick and flavorful! Learn how to roast mushrooms in the oven with this balsamic roasted mushrooms recipe.

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Total: 30 minutes

Servings: 4 (adjust to scale recipe)

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Instructions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C). 

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, thyme, parsley, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

  3. Add the mushrooms and toss to coat.

  4. Arrange mushrooms in a single layer on a baking sheet, so that each one is touching the pan.

  5. Roast the mushrooms in the oven for about 25 minutes, until soft and puckered.

  6. To serve, drizzle with balsamic reduction (optional) and sprinkle with more fresh thyme/parsley for garnish.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1/2 cup

To make balsamic reduction, simply simmer balsamic over low heat until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon, about 10-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving. Serving size in recipe notes above.

Calories 91

Fat 7g

Protein 2g

Total Carbs 5g

Net Carbs 4g

Fiber 1g

Sugar 3g

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