These easy garlic butter mushrooms are made with the most heavenly garlic herb sauce! They're a tasty way to cook mushrooms that's always a crowd-pleasing side dish.
The full recipe is at the bottom of this page, but here's a quick overview of what you'll need & how to make it in 3 simple steps:
- 1 pound mushrooms (baby bella, cremini or button)
- 3 teaspoons minced garlic (about 3 - 4 cloves)
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- ½ teaspoon dried thyme
How to Make Garlic Butter Mushrooms
Step 1: Clean the Mushrooms
Clean the mushrooms by gently rinsing them with water and then dabbing them dry with a paper towel or kitchen towel. Let the mushrooms dry completely before cooking.
Step 2: Heat the Butter & Garlic
In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add the butter. Once the butter begins to melt, add the garlic and stir.
Step 3: Cook the Mushrooms
Once the butter is completely melted, add the mushrooms, salt, pepper and thyme. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 10 - 12 minutes, until the mushrooms are tender.
Serve immediately, optionally sprinkled with fresh parsley.
How to Clean Mushrooms for Cooking
To clean your mushrooms, start by gently rinsing them with water. Place them in a strainer and run water over them in your sink. Then lay them flat on a kitchen towel and dab them dry with a paper towel (or kitchen towel).
Let the mushrooms dry completely before cooking with them. It's also recommended to avoid soaking the mushrooms in too much water (don't submerge them or rinse them too heavily) because they will soak up water.
Tips & Tricks for This Recipe
What type of mushrooms to use:
Baby bella, cremini or button are best for this recipe. If you have trouble finding those, you could also use small white mushrooms, pre-sliced mushrooms, or any other small variety of mushroom in your store.
Don't overcook the mushrooms:
Be sure to cook the mushrooms over medium heat and stir them frequently. Turning up the heat or not stirring them can cause them to blacken and burn.
How to Make it dairy-free:
To make this recipe dairy-free, substitute the butter for ghee.Print