Easy Creamy Mushrooms

The easiest, creamiest mushrooms you will ever have – it’s so good, you’ll want to skip the main dish and make this a meal instead!

Easy Creamy Mushrooms - The easiest, creamiest mushrooms you will ever have - it's so good, you'll want to skip the main dish and make this a meal instead!

Sorry, guys. This recipe does not bode well with that whole New-Years-resolutions-dieting situation. It’s just amazingly creamy goodness here, so let’s just start talking about that dieting nonsense next week.

Easy Creamy Mushrooms - The easiest, creamiest mushrooms you will ever have - it's so good, you'll want to skip the main dish and make this a meal instead!

There are some fun goodies here – a little bit of butter, fresh garlic, pantry herbs, heavy cream and of course, freshly grated Parmesan. You know I’ll put Parmesan wherever and whenever possible.

Easy Creamy Mushrooms - The easiest, creamiest mushrooms you will ever have - it's so good, you'll want to skip the main dish and make this a meal instead!

Now this is technically a side dish – the easiest side dish you will ever have to make – but I won’t judge you if you make this into the main entree. I also won’t judge you if you start slurping on that creamy sauce. You certainly don’t want that sauce to go to waste!

Easy Creamy Mushrooms

The easiest, creamiest mushrooms you will ever have – it’s so good, you’ll want to skip the main dish and make this a meal instead!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 16 ounces cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet oven over medium heat. Add garlic and mushrooms, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and browned, about 5-6 minutes.
  2. Stir in heavy cream, thyme and oregano; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until slightly reduced and thickened, about 5-6 minutes. Stir in Parmesan.
  3. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 157.2 Calories from Fat 125.1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.9g 21%
Saturated Fat 8.5g 43%
Trans Fat 0.3g
Cholesterol 42.7mg 14%
Sodium 68.0mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 5.3g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Sugars 2.3g
Protein 5.4g 11%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.