A roasted mushroom is a great low calorie and low carb ingredient that holds intense and deep flavours that can be added into any meal. By cooking mushrooms in the oven, these little vegetables baste in their natural juices, coming out super tender and juicy, even when they are cooked with a very light coating of oil. Requiring minimal effort, find out below how to create the perfect roasted mushroom!


  1. Unlike other vegetables, mushrooms do not take long to prepare for the oven. No need to peel or even slice, simply clean them with a damp paper towel. After cleaning your mushrooms, do be sure to dry them as mushrooms tend to release a lot of liquid whilst cooking.
  2. Preheat the oven to 250c. Line a baking sheet with parchment and ensure the oven rack is in the centre.
  3. In a bowl, toss your mushrooms with olive oil and salt and pepper, along with any other spices you would like your mushrooms to baste in. We find the best herbs are rosemary and garlic.
  4. Turn your mushrooms out onto the baking sheet and arrange them with the stem side down and then pop them into the oven. Keep an even space between your mushrooms so they have space to brown.
  5. Roast your mushrooms for 20/25 minutes until they are deep brown. Flip your mushrooms over and continue to roast until the tops are also browned. This will take up to 5/10 minutes. You will see your mushrooms shrink slightly, and basting in their juices.
  6. Once roasted or until completely brown, take your mushrooms out of the oven and put them in a bowl. Don’t forget to add the juices that came out to the bowl too for extra taste and voila! Your mushrooms are ready to eat, either alone or as a side dish.


Tip 1: Make sure your mushrooms are completely dry before cooking them. Mushrooms have very porous surfaces and can easily absorb liquids that affect the taste.

Tip 2: Roasting mushrooms causes them to shrink in size, so it may be worth roasting more mushrooms than you thought to initially.

Tip 3: You may want to drain the mushrooms exuding juices halfway through the cooking process as this will help speed up cooking time.