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Cumin Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms

Yields  ½ Cup

--If you don’t like mushrooms, you will now!


  • 4 cloves of garlic (minced--or 1 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp chili powder (or chipotle pepper powder)
  • ¼ tsp black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 4 Tbsp of tamari
  • 4 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 lb crimini or button mushrooms (cleaned)


  1. Preheat the broiler.  
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the garlic, cumin, chili powder, black powder, vinegar and tamari.  
  3. Immerse the mushrooms completely in the marinade for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Place the mushroom caps button side down on a baking dish.  Brush marinade onto the mushrooms.
  5. Broil for 5 to 7 minutes, until the mushrooms looked baked (slightly wilted).  Serve warm, or allow to cool to room temperature.

*You can store the remaining marinade in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks.  Perfect for red meat, chicken, tofu or other vegetables.