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Healthy Balsamic Mushrooms

These mushrooms are umami flavoured, creamy and lightly tangy. It makes for a great side dish, or top on toast and comforting dishes like baked potatoes and risotto.
Category Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine gluten-free, soy-free, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Hannah Sunderani


  • 16 oz cremini mushrooms 450 g
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp thyme


  • Slice cremini mushrooms and add to skillet on medium-low heat with olive oil and a pinch sea salt. Cook mushrooms, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes (letting the mushrooms sweat and release their natural waters).
  • Combine almond butter, balsamic and thyme in a small bowl. Whisk together. Turn skillet to medium-high heat and pour liquid mixture over mushrooms. Continue cooking mushrooms, stirring often until liquid is thickened and mushrooms are golden browned. (5-10 mins)
  • Serve mushrooms as a side dish, or top on avocado toast, risotto or baked potato.


Enjoy these balsamic mushrooms on avocado toast, risotto or baked potato


Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg