Sweet Pickled Mushrooms

Try this brown sugar sweet pickled mushroom recipe.

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This sweet Pickled Mushroom Recipe With Brown Sugar is seasoned with onions and dried tarragon.


  • 1 pound whole mushrooms
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1-1/2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons pickling salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed dried tarragon


  • Wash mushrooms and trim stems.
  • In 3-quart saucepan, combine onion rings, vinegar, water, brown sugar, pickling salt and tarragon. Bring to a boil; add mushrooms. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, lift out mushrooms and onion rings; reserve liquid and keep hot.
  • In clean pint or half-pint jars, pack mushrooms and onion rings, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Cover with hot liquid, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Adjust lids.
  • Process in boiling water bath for 5 minutes for either pint or half-pint jars. Start timing when boiling resumes. Yields 2 pint jars or 4 half-pint jars.

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