Herb and Garlic Mushrooms

This mushroom recipe is the last one you'll ever need to look up for a side dish idea. These Ultimate Herb and Garlic Mushrooms are packed with umami flavor, are quick to make and packed with fresh herbs. Serve these at your next Thanksgiving or dinner party and everyone will rave about them!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Yield 4-6 as a side dish
Cuisine Gluten-Free
Cook Time 11 minutes
Recipe Type: Side Dish
Difficulty: Easy
Total Time 21 minutes
Author: [get-the-author]


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 16 ounces mushrooms (see note), cleaned, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced finely
  • 1 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon chives, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon thyme, picked off the stem


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large saute pan over medium-low heat. Once hot add shallots, cook until softened, 3-5 minutes.
  2. Increase heat to medium and add mushrooms, salt and pepper. Cook until beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, cook for 30 seconds. Add water, balsamic vinegar and herbs and cook until syrupy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

  1. Literally any herbs that you like will work here! We loved the combination of parsley, chives and thyme, but feel free to use whatever extra herbs you have on hand.
  2. Use any type of small mushroom, like Cremini, Baby Bella or Button mushroom.


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