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How to Freeze Mushrooms

A quick way to save mushrooms for later! Easy, fast and done in less than 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to freeze mushrooms
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker
Cost: $2


  • knife
  • cutting board
  • skillet
  • spatula
  • quart sized freezer safe resealable bag
  • freezer


  • 2 tbs oil vegetable or olive oil
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • pinch kosher salt


  • Heat skillet on the stovetop over medium heat. Add the oil to the pan.
  • Once the pan is preheated, add the sliced mushrooms all at once.
  • Heat in the skillet until lightly browned and until the water has been released from the mushrooms.
  • Remove from the heat and place the mushrooms onto a plate to cool. Once cooled, place into a freezer safe resealable plastic bag. Squeeze out as much air as possible. Place into the freezer.



  • Use the freshest mushrooms you can for this recipe. You want your future recipes to have fresh ingredients!
  • This works for any type of fresh mushroom that you can purchase in the grocery. 
  • If you decide to wash your mushrooms first, be sure that they are completely dry before starting this recipe. 
  • If you do not wash your mushrooms, be sure to brush off any visible dirt with a paper towel. 
  • Check your mushroom label, they may be prewashed. The label will tell you. 
  • The mushrooms will keep in the freezer for a three months. 
PRO TIP: Buy your mushrooms on sale and freeze them this way for future recipes. It's a great way to save money!


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Iron: 1mg