These miso glazed mushrooms make a perfect vegan side dish or appetizer that’s ideal for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other special occasion. They are easy to make with just a handful of ingredients. Gluten-free and oil-free. 

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
5 minutes
Total Time:
15 minutes
Course: Side DishCuisine: Asian, VeganDiet: Gluten Free, Vegan, VegetarianKeyword: 15 minutes or less, appetizer, Christmas, earth of maria, easy, Miso, Mushrooms, set1, side dish, starter, Thanksgiving, to move, Vegetables Servings: 4 Calories: 83kcal

14 oz button mushrooms *
1 medium onion chopped
⅓ cup tamari
2 tsp miso paste
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp water
1 tsp arrowroot powder
Start by boiling the mushrooms in a saucepan until fully softened. How long this takes depends on the size of the mushrooms, but usually takes 5-10 minutes. To test, take one out with a wooden spoon, wait for it to cool down and then test with a knife or a toothpick.
Add the onion to a non-stick frying pan and cook for 2-3 minutes, until softened.
Meanwhile, prepare the glaze my stirring together the tamari, miso paste, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and water.
Drain and rinse the mushrooms, and add to the frying pan, stirring for a minute to reheat and brown.
Pour in the glaze together with arrowroot powder. Cook for 2-3 minutes over a medium heat, stirring, until the glaze thickens. **


  • Other mushroom varieties will work, but keep in mind that cooking times will vary. If you are going to use shiitake or oyster mushrooms, skip the boiling stage and simply add them in with the red onion, frying for around 5-7 minutes until softened and browned.
    ** The glaze can go goopy if left for too long, therefore I would recommend making the mushrooms and onions in a batch ahead of time and keeping them in an airtight container for up to 3 days. When you are ready, whip up the glaze and add to a frying pan together with the mushrooms and arrowroot and serve!
    Calories: 83kcal
    Carbohydrates: 15g
    Protein: 6g
    Fat: 1g
    Saturated Fat: 1g
    Sodium: 1200mg
    Potassium: 419mg
    Fiber: 2g
    Sugar: 10g
    Vitamin C: 4mg
    Calcium: 24mg
    Iron: 1mg