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Baked Mushrooms- a Light and Easy Side Dish

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Bake your mushrooms for an awesomely delicious, light and easy side dish! This Baked Mushrooms recipe goes great with almost any main dish.

Bake your mushrooms for an awesomely delicious, light and easy side dish! This Baked Mushroom recipe goes great with any dish.

Hubby and I have been on a mission to add more veggies and less carb/bread products to our diet.  To keep it interesting I’ve been experimenting with new ways to cook and serve our favorites.  (I’ve still not made cauliflower “mashed potatoes” yet, but I’ll be testing that soon- we just keep eating the cauliflower before I have a chance to make it.  I wonder if I can fool the kids with mashed cauliflower?)  *Update: Well that was a no-go, lol. I could not fool the kids (or myself) with mashed cauliflower.  Not even with a ton of butter, cream and crumbled bacon…

how to cook mushrooms

One of my favorite veggies is mushrooms.  I especially love portobellos and the common button mushroom.  Raw, sauteed, grilled or baked.  They’re yummy prepared so many different ways.  Today, I want to share my favorite way to prepare mushrooms for a side dish.

You’ll love how easy this recipe is.  Just a bit of olive oil, salt and pepper, baked in the oven and they are delicious!  You can serve them on their own or use them as topping on pizza, pasta dishes or toss them into your morning eggs.


Baked Mushrooms


  • 1 to 2 pounds button or baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste (be generous!)
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tsp grated Parmesan (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly oil a large baking sheet.
  2. Place mushrooms in large bowl. Add olive oil and salt and pepper to mushrooms. Gently toss to combine.
  3. Spread mushrooms on baking sheet
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, stir mushrooms around. Bake for another 5 to 10 minutes or until browned and tender.
  5. Garnish with Parmesan and parsley if desired.


baked mushrooms

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The entire family is in love with this dish!
 (If you are bored of eating the same ol’ salad, you’ve GOT to try this one!)
(Yes, you read that right…  I made these in the microwave.)


(You’ll flip when you see the secret ingredient for this dip, and the kids will never know!!!)

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  1. Marni @ Haberdashery Fun says:

    These look delicious!!