This Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions recipe is super flavorful, healthy, and simple to make. Serve this crowd-pleasing recipe as a side dish, with a steak or on a burger.
This easy Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions recipe is a tasty, savory side dish you can whip up in about 10 minutes. In this recipe, white button mushrooms are sautéed with a bit of olive oil, butter, onion, thyme, Worcestershire and soy sauce to make a well-seasoned, palate-pleasing dish.
Mushrooms carry a lot of moisture and in order to cook properly, they have to release their liquid. In this recipe, the moisture is drawn from the mushrooms by applying heat and then evaporated. This cooking technique leaves the mushrooms perfectly browned, slightly reduced in size and tender.
Health Benefits of Mushrooms
Not only do mushrooms taste delicious, they have a myriad of impressive health benefits:
- Mushrooms contain a powerful antioxidant called selenium, which helps to support the immune system and prevent damage to cells and tissues
- They are a great source of B vitamins, fiber, protein and antioxidants
- Mushrooms are very low in calories – for example, six medium white button mushrooms are only 22 calories.
More Simple Side Dish Recipes to Try
- Baked Sweet Potato Fries
- Roasted Butternut Squash with Sage
- Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes
- Buttered Egg Noodles
For this Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions recipe, I recommend:
Kitchen and Food Scale – If you buy in bulk, a scale makes it so easy to measure the perfect amount of mushrooms to use for this dish. You can also use a kitchen scale to accurately measure the weight of meat, pasta, and flour to use in recipes.
If you make this Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions recipe, let me know! Rate it and leave a comment below, because I love hearing from you! 🙂
Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions
- Heat oil and butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms, onions and thyme and cook for 5 - 8 minutes until mushrooms are browned and all liquid in the pan has evaporated.
- Stir in Worcestershire and soy sauce. Season with pepper and sprinkle with parsley if using.
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