Marinated Mushrooms

March 2

The great thing about marinated veggies, is that you can pack them in a lunch and enjoy fresh veggies any time of day. Serve as a side dish for any meal, or break them out when guests come by for an appetizing snack that’s healthy too.

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried oregano
Pepper for flavor
1 lb mushrooms, washed and stems removed
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup minced chives
2 Tbsp stevia

Directions
1. Whisk olive oil, basil, thyme, oregano, stevia, chives and pepper together in medium sized glass bowl.
2. Add mushrooms and toss gently.
3. Add onion and coat mushrooms with entire mixture.
4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or longer.
5. Serve chilled.

Health Benefits
Low in calories and fat, mushrooms are a great source of potassium and selenium, an antioxidant that works to protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals. Important for women’s fitness and health, mushrooms are nutrient dense and add flavor with very few calories.

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2 Comments

  1. Sounds delicious and I love do-ahead recipes! I’ll bet this marinade would also be good for sliced zuchini.

  2. Deb on 03/06/2010 at 4:09 pm
  3. You forgot to add the vinegar! This is the third recipe where an ingredient has been left out of either the list or the preparation. Out of only 3 recipes that I’ve tried, those are lousy odds! Don’t think I want to try any more of them if no one is actually trying before they put them on the site!

  4. Christine on 08/01/2010 at 3:59 pm