Garlic Mushrooms with Herbs

Garlic Mushrooms with Herbs 

Garlic Mushrooms with Herbs is a simple yet utterly delectable dish that showcases the natural, earthy flavors of mushrooms amplified by the aromatic punch of fresh garlic. Each mushroom cap absorbs a medley of olive oil, butter, and a generous amount of minced garlic, creating a succulent texture and a rich flavor profile that garlic lovers will find irresistible. The addition of finely chopped fresh herbs—typically parsley, thyme, and a hint of rosemary—introduces a refreshing contrast that elevates the mushrooms from a humble side dish to a gourmet experience.

This dish is versatile in its simplicity, making it a perfect accompaniment to a variety of main courses, from steaks and grilled chicken to a centerpiece of a vegetarian feast. The key lies in the cooking process, where the mushrooms are sautéed to perfection, becoming tender yet retaining a slight bite, allowing them to soak up the garlicky herb-infused butter and olive oil.

The final flourish of freshly ground black pepper and a sprinkle of sea salt enhances the natural umami of the mushrooms, while a squeeze of lemon juice just before serving adds a bright note that cuts through the richness, bringing balance and vibrancy. Garlic Mushrooms with Herbs is not just a side dish; it’s a celebration of flavors, textures, and the timeless appeal of garlic and mushrooms together.

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 10 mins

TOTAL TIME: 20 mins




1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

20 oz white mushrooms, sliced

8 cloves garlic, chopped

1 small dried chili pepper, minced (or about 6 flakes of chili flakes)

1 bunch parsley, chopped

Juice of 1 lemon

White wine



Heat olive oil in a skillet until an added piece of garlic begins to sizzle. Add the rest of the chopped garlic. Saute for about 20 seconds, stirring continuously.

Add sliced mushrooms. Stir mushrooms so they are completely coated with olive oil and garlic. Saute mushrooms on medium heat until the liquid from the mushrooms cook off.

As the mushrooms begin to brown add the minced chili pepper or red pepper flakes. Salt and pepper, to taste. Add parsley and stir. Add 2 Tablespoons white wine. Let it cook off and then add the lemon juice.

Serve warm.



Calories: 165kcal

Carbohydrates: 8g

Protein: 5g

Fat: 14g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g

Monounsaturated Fat: 10g

Sodium: 16mg

Potassium: 556mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 3g

Vitamin A: 1234IU

Vitamin C: 24mg

Calcium: 35mg

Iron: 2mg

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