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Oil-free Balsamic Roasted Mushroom

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Oil-free balsamic roasted mushrooms are a nutritious and flavourful dish with many health benefits. By omitting oil in this recipe, it significantly reduces the overall fat content, making it a heart-healthy choice. Instead of using oil, the mushrooms are marinated and roasted in balsamic vinegar, which is a rich source of antioxidants. Balsamic vinegar contains polyphenols, powerful plant compounds known for their potential anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, contributing to overall health and well-being. These roasted mushrooms provide a savoury taste without compromising health, making them an ideal option for individuals looking to reduce their fat intake.

Furthermore, mushrooms themselves are a nutritional powerhouse. They are low in calories and high in essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are an excellent source of selenium, which supports the immune system and is known for its potential to reduce inflammation. Additionally, mushrooms are rich in B vitamins and contain fibre, promoting gut health and aiding in digestion. When roasted with balsamic vinegar, these mushrooms not only retain their nutritional value but also absorb the rich flavour of the vinegar, creating a delightful dish packed with health benefits.

The absence of oil in this recipe also makes it suitable for those following a plant-based or low-fat diet. People aiming to manage their weight or seeking a healthier alternative to traditional oil-based recipes can benefit from this dish.

Balsamic Roasted Mushroom

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
Balsamic roasted mushrooms offer a healthy alternative to oil-based roasted mushrooms. This recipe involves marinating fresh mushrooms in balsamic vinegar and seasoning them with herbs before roasting. The result is a flavorful, tender, and slightly caramelized dish that's perfect as a side or topping for various meals.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 35 kcal


  • 3 cups button mushrooms
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce select the low salt version
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp fresh thyme chopped


  • Preheat oven at 200℃ (400℉)
  • In a large bowl, oss the mushrooms into the other ingredients.
  • Line an oven-roasting pan and arrange mushrooms in a single layer.
  • Roast until soft, around 15 - 20 minutes. Baste halfway through and if dry, add a little water to the base of the pan.
  • Serve as a side dish or on top of your favourite plant-based meal.


Calories: 35kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 3gFat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.04gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.003gSodium: 510mgPotassium: 272mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 12IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword balsamic, mushroom, vegan, wfpb
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.

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