Garlic Mushrooms

2 servings
15 minutes cook time
Garlic Mushrooms

For all of you garlic and mushroom lovers, this recipe is a must. You will get the full flavor of your garlic with whatever mushrooms you like best. Plus, who doesn’t love butter and garlic? There’s nothing more savory and satisfying than those two paired together.

As we approach the fall and the wild mushrooms begin to grow, this recipe is easily adapted to your favorite types of mushrooms. Whether you eat it as an appetizer or as part of your meal, we're sure you're going to love it.

In a few simple steps, you can whip up buttery golden mushrooms with rich garlic flavor. Serve the mushrooms garnished with fresh chives for extra garlic flavor. Let’s get cooking!

Garlic Mushrooms Recipe

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Good for: side dish, appetizer, parties, gluten-free
  • Difficulty: easy

Buttery, garlic mushrooms topped with chives makes for one award-winning appetizer. Serve these mushrooms up to guests and watch them disappear!


  • 1 lb white mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped chives for garnish


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  • Measuring cups
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Recipe Steps:

Prepare the mushrooms:

  1. Wash and scrub your mushrooms and set them aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the butter and olive oil.
  3. Once the butter melts, add the mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes on one side before flipping them and cooking for another five minutes on the other side or until golden brown (about 10-15 minutes).
  4. Stir in the garlic, salt and pepper and cook for another minute.
  5. Garnish with chives and serve warm.

Serving Suggestions:

Get fancy and add a splash of cream at the end of cooking for a more creamy and decadent dish. Serve the creamy mushrooms atop a toasted baguette for a rich and savory bite-sized appetizer. 

Or for a main meal, serve the garlic mushrooms as a side dish to steak or pork chops. Need another option? Slice the cooked mushrooms and add them into other meals like pasta dishes or soups. If you love pizza, make sure to have some of these already made on hand to add as a topping. Buttery garlic mushrooms are perfect for cheesy pizza!

Let us know on social what creative ways you’re adding your garlic mushrooms to meals!


Nutritional Information for One Serving:

  • Calories: 140
  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Total Sugars: 2g - Includes 0g Added Sugars
  • Protein: 4g
  • Vitamin D: 0.2mcg
  • Calcium: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Potassium: 380mg

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