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A plate of caramelized mushrooms

Balsamic Caramelized Mushrooms

These caramelized mushrooms are incredibly simple and packed full of flavor. They taste amazing on their own or alongside grilled chicken or steak.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 2


  • Large stainless steel skillet


  • 8 oz. Whole white mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Chicken stock
  • 1 Large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 t. Brown sugar
  • ¼ t. Dried thyme
  • Kosher salt


  • Heat the oil in the stainless steel pan on medium high heat. Meanwhile wipe off and then slice the mushrooms. Set aside.
  • Once the pan is hot add the sliced mushrooms to the pan and carefully spread them out evenly. Leave them untouched for 3 minutes and then stir well. Season the mushrooms with kosher salt.
  • Again leave the mushrooms untouched for another 3 to 4 minutes so they can caramelize in the pan.
  • Stir the mushrooms then add the balsamic vinegar, chicken stock, minced garlic, dried thyme, and brown sugar.
  • Stir for another minute or so and remove from the heat. Enjoy immediately.
Keyword dairy free, gluten free