An easy marinated mushroom salad recipe made with marinated mushrooms, bell peppers, and red onions in Italian dressing.

When going to a picnic or potluck, try our korean carrot salad recipe or our classic russian potato salad and the unique pasta caesar salad, all great to prepare in advance.

Marinated mushrooms salad recipe with onions, peppers tossed in an Italian dressing.

Marinated Mushrooms Salad-

If you are a mushroom fan, this salad is for you – it’s so good.! The combination of marinated juicy mushrooms with peppers and onions in a tangy Italian dressing is amazing.

The mushroom salad is easy to prepare and can be made up to two days in advance, allowing the dressing to penetrate into the ingredients. This salad is great for parties and potlucks as it doesn’t have any ingredients that get sorry. Serve the salad with grilled chicken kabobs, the easiest pork chops, or chicken in a skillet.

Up close picture or marinated mushrooms with peppers. Topped with ground pepper and lemons.

Where Can I Purchase Marinated Mushrooms?

Most stores carry canned marinated mushrooms; just about any canned mushrooms will work (even sliced mushrooms canned in water).

We purchased the mushrooms in this recipe at BJ’s Wholesale, and they have them on Amazon.

How to prepare mushrooms for this marinated mushroom salad.

How to Make Marinated Mushroom Salad-

Mushrooms – drain the marinated mushrooms and rinse thoroughly. Cover mushrooms with cold water.

Peppers – The peppers may be either cubed into large pieces, julienned into long thin strands, or finely cubed, whatever your personal preference is.

Pro Tip: I note that we need 1 pepper for this recipe. I like to combine different peppers that I have on hand. You can use red pepper or a combination of red, orange, yellow, or green peppers.)

Combine: Drain mushrooms and pat dry. Add the mushrooms, peppers, and dressing into a large bowl. Mix well. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Before serving, mix the salad well.

Mushroom salad in a bowl with a spoon, salad topped with cilantro and ground pepper.

How to Store Mushroom Salad?

This salad is best stored in the refrigerated in an airtight container. It will stay fresh for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.

This is a popular salad, especially in the Slavic community, for good reason: it’s incredibly delicious! Please don’t forget to leave us feedback in the comments below if you try the recipe; your feedback is helpful.

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Marinated Mushrooms Salad

Author: Valentina
5 from 3 votes
Easy marinated mushrooms and peppers salad with Italian dressing. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 30 oz canned mushroom
  • 1 pepper
  • red or sweet onion, optional
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing


  • Drain mushrooms and rinse thoroughly. Cover mushrooms with cold water.
  • Slice peppers into thin strands.
  • Drain mushrooms and pat dry. Add mushrooms, peppers, and dressing to bowl. Mix well. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.


71kcal Calories3g Carbs0g Protein6g Fat0g Saturated Fat0mg Cholesterol292mg Sodium24mg Potassium0g Fiber3g Sugar4mg Calcium0.1mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Marinated Mushrooms Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 71 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 292mg13%
Potassium 24mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 0g0%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)