Ginger and Balsamic Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are considered the “steak of vegetables” and with good reason. We’ve converted many a non-believer with this recipe: it’s juicy, bold and has a nice crust like a… well, like a delicious portobello mushroom. If you’re looking to cut down on meat or just feel like shaking things up at the next BBQ, check this one out.

Even better, mushrooms are also considered a superfood. They have a great deal of nutritional value, are full of micronutrients, are low in carbohydrates and high in fiber. They have no fat or cholesterol. Mushrooms are also the only fruit or vegetable that has Vitamin D, so add them to your regular diet.

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 10 mins | Servings: 4


4 medium portobello mushrooms, stems removed and dirt wiped off
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon grated ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper. Brush on both sides of mushrooms and let sit for 10 minutes.

  3. Put mushrooms on the grill gill side down. Cook for 5 minutes.

  4. Turn over mushrooms and grill for 3-5 minutes more. Pay attention not to burn the tops of the mushrooms.

  5. Slice and enjoy!