Balsamic Mushrooms

  • 5MINS
  • 45MINS
  • 57KCAL

These slimming friendly Balsamic Mushrooms are roasted in a quick and easy glaze for minimal effort and maximum taste!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories57
  • Carbs10g
  • Protein4.1g
  • Fat0.5g
  • Saturates0g
  • Sugars6.1g

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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

One thing to know about us is that we love a recipe that you can pop in the oven and leave to do its own thing. 

That’s exactly what you get from these incredible Balsamic Mushrooms. 

They take almost zero effort to make, but the flavours they develop in the oven are hard to beat!

Serve these for a starter as an alternative to garlic mushrooms, or add them as a side dish to just about anything!

We think they pair best with pasta, chicken and potato dishes but they’re honestly so versatile. 

If you find yourself craving a savoury snack, these Balsamic Mushrooms are a great slimming friendly option.

At just 57 calories per serving these will stop you reaching for less healthy alternatives! 

What diets are these Balsamic Mushrooms suitable for?

This Balsamic Mushrooms recipe is suitable for vegetarian and dairy free diets. 

It can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions; 

  • Soy sauce

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Balsamic Mushrooms recipe?

  • This Balsamic Mushrooms recipe is worth 2 Points per portion if you’re on WW Green.
  • This Balsamic Mushrooms recipe is worth 2 Points per portion if you’re on WW Blue.
  • This Balsamic Mushrooms recipe is worth 2 Points per portion if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Balsamic Mushrooms?

No! You won’t believe how easy this recipe is!

How many calories are in these Balsamic Mushrooms?

There are 57 calories in each portion of these Balsamic Mushrooms, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

These Balsamic Mushrooms are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and they fit in well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

NHS guidelines suggest men should aim for 2,500 calories per day to maintain a healthy body weight, and women require around 2000 calories. Each person has different calorie requirements depending on their goal, so you may want to adjust your daily calorie intake according to your own personal goal.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180ºC. 

Step 2

In a small mixing bowl add the balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, honey and garlic and stir to combine.

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Step 3

Add the mushrooms to a roasting tin and pour over the balsamic mixture and toss the mushrooms to coat.

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Step 4

Place into the oven for 40 minutes. Toss the mushrooms halfway through to coat in the balsamic mixture.

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Step 5

Add the chopped parsley and cook for another 5 minutes. The mushrooms should be coated in the balsamic glaze.

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What could I serve with these Balsamic Mushrooms?

We love to eat these on their own as a low calorie snack, or serve them as a starter. 

These Balsamic Mushrooms are so versatile and taste good with almost anything. 

Try adding them as a side dish to one of these recipes;

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How do you know when Balsamic Mushrooms is cooked?

You’ll need to cook these Balsamic Mushrooms for around 45 minutes or until the mushrooms are fully coated in the glaze and soft all the way through. 

Here in the UK, the standard advice is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and maintained that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep you and your family safe! 

How long can you keep Balsamic Mushrooms in the fridge?

Once you’ve put this dish out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you have any leftovers, leave them to cool completely and then make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid.  

You can keep leftovers of Balsamic Mushrooms in the fridge for approximately 3 days. 

Can I freeze Balsamic Mushrooms?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer! 

How do I reheat Balsamic Mushrooms?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 3-5 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost in the fridge, and reheat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes until piping hot. 

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Balsamic Mushrooms

These slimming friendly Balsamic Mushrooms are roasted in a quick and easy glaze for minimal effort and maximum taste!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    45 MINS
  • KCals 57
  • Carbs 10G
  • WW Points:
  • 2 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

  • 600 g button mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled and crushed
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 4 g fresh parsley chopped

small mixing bowl

roasting tin

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Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. In a small mixing bowl add the balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, honey and garlic and stir to combine.
  3. Add the mushrooms to a roasting tin and pour over the balsamic mixture and toss the mushrooms to coat.
  4. Place into the oven for 40 minutes. Toss the mushrooms halfway through to coat in the balsamic mixture.
  5. Add the chopped parsley and cook for another 5 minutes. The mushrooms should be coated in the balsamic glaze.

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8 comments

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Lesley LeesTuesday 7th September 2021

How much soya sauce?

    HollyTuesday 7th September 2021

    Hey Lesley, this has now been updated and is 1 tbsp soy sauce

PaigeMonday 6th September 2021

How much soy sauce am i to use ?

    HollyTuesday 7th September 2021

    Hey Paige, this has now been updated and is 1 tbsp soy sauce

Sarah RamsayMonday 6th September 2021

How much soy sauce is it? I can’t see it in the list of ingredients

    HollyTuesday 7th September 2021

    Hey Sarah, this has now been updated and is 1 tbsp soy sauce

JudyMonday 6th September 2021

How much Soy sauce for this recipe please ? it’s not in the list of ingredients.

    HollyTuesday 7th September 2021

    Hey Judy, this has now been updated and is 1 tbsp soy sauce

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