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Looking for a side dish or appetizer that’s super easy to make? These Smoked Mushrooms are tender and flavorful. As you take the first bite of these mushrooms, you’ll notice they even have the perfect amount of smoked flavor!
What are smoked mushrooms?
Smoked mushrooms are a delicious and unique way of preparing mushrooms. They are usually prepared by smoking them in a smoker or using an at-home method of steaming, baking, or grilling the mushrooms to smoke them on the stovetop. After smoking, these mushrooms have a robust smoky flavor that can be used in many different dishes.
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This recipe is simple enough and only requires 5 ingredients. Here is what you’ll need:
- Cleaned whole mushrooms – you’ll need white button or baby portobello mushrooms for this recipe.
- Olive oil – the mushrooms will be tossed in olive oil prior to smoking them.
- Onion powder, sea salt, and black pepper are all the seasonings of choice for these.
How to Make Traeger Smoked Mushrooms
Let’s talk about simplicity for a moment. These mushrooms are so simple to make but are one of the most delicious food items you can smoke.
The first major step is to preheat the smoker to 180°F. Next, in a large bowl, toss mushrooms with olive oil.
Go ahead and sprinkle seasonings onto the mushrooms and toss to coat. Place the mushrooms directly onto the smoker grates or add them to a grilling pan and smoke for 30 minutes
Increase smoker temperature to 475°F, when the smoker reaches 475°F, remove your cooked mushrooms from the grates and serve warm.
Tips for Making Smoked Mushrooms
Cleaning the mushrooms: Before you begin, make sure to clean the mushrooms well. Gently rinse them under cold water and use a brush or soft cloth to gently scrub off any dirt or debris.
Prepping the mushrooms: Once clean, you will want to remove the stems from the mushrooms before beginning. You can either slice the mushroom caps in half or leave them whole, depending on the dish you are preparing.
Smoking the mushrooms: Once prepared, you can smoke the mushrooms using a smoker.
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Can you smoke mushrooms?
Yes, smoking mushrooms is a popular way of preparing and cooking mushrooms. They can be prepared using a smoker or by grilling on the stovetop. The process involves smoking the mushrooms to impart a smoky flavor and then using them in various recipes.
What kind of mushrooms can I use for this recipe?
Some of our favorite mushrooms to smoke are chanterelles, porcini, Shiitakes, and baby Bellas.
Do I need to remove the stems from the mushrooms?
For larger mushrooms, you’ll want to remove the stems. The stems on the bigger mushrooms can be tough, so they won’t be as edible.
What can you serve with smoked mushrooms?
You can enjoy these smoked mushrooms by themselves. You can also add them to a steak, pork chop, or chicken. The mushrooms are delicious as a snack, appetizer, or alongside a main course.
If you’re looking for something different to smoke, consider smoking mushrooms. The tender flavor you get from smoking these mushrooms for 30 minutes is amazing. Go ahead and give them a try and let me know what you think. We recently saw a wonderful selection of Mushrooms at our local Market District store.
Traeger Smoked Mushrooms
- 4 cups white button or baby portobello mushrooms cleaned
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Preheat smoker to 180°F.
- In a large bowl, toss mushrooms with olive oil.
- Sprinkle seasonings onto the mushrooms and toss to coat.
- Place mushrooms directly onto the smoker grates or add to a grilling pan and smoke for 30 minutes.
- Increase smoker temperature to 475°F, when the smoker reaches 475°F, remove your cooked mushrooms from the grates and serve warm.