How to Freeze Mushrooms

In just 4 easy steps, you can freeze mushrooms to save for later. Since they are 95% water, if you freeze them raw, they’ll turn to mush when defrosted. It is important to sauté them before attempting to freeze them. You can leave these mushrooms in the freezer for up to 6 months.

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Freezing Mushrooms


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups

Description

This is an easy way to make your mushrooms last. Since mushrooms are about 95% water, it is important to sauté them before freezing them. It will leave you with better quality mushrooms after you defrost them.


Ingredients

  • 16 oz. Monterey Mushrooms®, sliced (Whites or Baby Bellas) 

Instructions

  1. Sauté the mushrooms in a medium pan for 7 minutes on each side - only flip them once for best results. 
  2. Spread them out on a cookie sheet.
  3. Place them in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. Take them out and place them in a freezer-safe bag.

Notes

Feel free to add yummy spices, onions, shallots and/or garlic. It will only make your frozen mushrooms better when defrosted. Try our sautéed mushroom recipe. 

hack_project-15

Freezing Mushrooms


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups

Description

This is an easy way to make your mushrooms last. Since mushrooms are about 95% water, it is important to sauté them before freezing them. It will leave you with better quality mushrooms after you defrost them.


Ingredients

  • 16 oz. Monterey Mushrooms®, sliced (Whites or Baby Bellas) 

Instructions

  1. Sauté the mushrooms in a medium pan for 7 minutes on each side - only flip them once for best results. 
  2. Spread them out on a cookie sheet.
  3. Place them in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. Take them out and place them in a freezer-safe bag.

Notes

Feel free to add yummy spices, onions, shallots and/or garlic. It will only make your frozen mushrooms better when defrosted. Try our sautéed mushroom recipe. 

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