Salted Mushrooms

Солёные грибы

Preparation info
  • 1 pound

    Salted Mushrooms
    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

This excellent method of preserving mushrooms makes even the mildest champignons come alive. For a more sensational taste, try salting wild forest or field mushrooms.


  • 1 pound mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons (kosher) salt
  • Bay leaves


Take firm, unblemished mushrooms. Rinse them lightly. Place a layer of mushrooms, stems up, in a 2-quart crock. Sprinkle them with salt and desired amounts of seasonings. Continue layering the mushrooms (always stems up) with the salt and the seasonings, until the crock is full.

Pour the hot water over all, shaking the jar gently to dissolve the salt. Weight the top layer of mushrooms d