Vegetarian Pickled Herring
- 1 pound hedgehog mushrooms - (to 1 1/2)
- 1 bay leaf
- 10 allspice berries
- 1 onion cut into rings
- 1/2 cup water
- 3 1/2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
- 5 tablespoons sugar
Place the mushrooms in a saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and cut them into 3-inch slices. Place in a glass container together with the bay leaf, allspice, and onion rings.
In a large saucepan cook the water, vinegar, and sugar together for about 2 minutes and pour over the spices and mushrooms. Let cool and serve.
This recipe yields 4 appetizer servings.