These Garlic butter mushrooms are the perfect vegetarian side dish to share. Make a double batch because they’re so good. Our skillet garlic mushrooms is a reader favorite! Garlic mushrooms recipe in garlic butter with onions in a skillet

Mushroom are such a polarizing vegetable. Folks either love ’em or hate ’em and it’s a passionate love and hate response. We have friends that are obsessed with our garlic mushroom recipe and others that shy politely away from it. It’s totally fine to be a hater cause we still love ya. We all have certain foods we dislike, but mushrooms definitely aren’t one of them. We’re always on the search for new ways to get our mushroom-hating eaters to at least try one bite. And if they like it, we’ve succeeded!

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Garlic mushrooms recipe in garlic butter with onions in a skillet

Our garlic mushroom recipe cooked in luscious garlic butter with caramelized onions is a step in the right direction. Add a splash of white wine to that and we’re happy! When the mushrooms and onions are caramelized together, the mushrooms are loaded with flavor. Cooking the mushrooms to a nice caramelization keeps them from having that “rubbery” texture and much more delicious with all the garlic and crusty tidbits from the pan. It’s not a pretty dish. The brown-on-brown isn’t always the best color combination for food. But the flavor from the wine, garlic, butter and lemon is outstanding and takes the focus back to the palate. Pair it with a steak, pork chop or chicken breast. Pour yourself a nice glass of wine. It’s a simply awesome dinner that could possibly get a mushroom hater into a lover. It’s always worth a try!


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How to Make Easy Garlic Butter Mushrooms

  • Sautee mushrooms to release all the moisture
  • Add onions, garlic and cook until caramelized and delicious.
  • Add white wine, salt, pepper, parsley and enjoy! It’s a great vegetarian side dish to share
  • All skillet garlic mushrooms recipe details with step by step photos are in the recipe box below.


Garlic mushrooms recipe in garlic butter with onions | @whiteonrice

Garlic Butter Mushrooms & Onions

Although the recipe is written for button mushrooms, feel free to substitute your favorite variety. 
4.54 from 26 votes


  • 16 ounces (454 g) small button mushrooms
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  • 4 cloves (4 cloves) garlic , chopped or crushed
  • 1 (1) medium onion , minced
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) chicken stock or white wine
  • Zest from 1 medium lemon
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) chili flakes , or taste
  • 4 tablespoons (60 ml) butter , divided
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chopped parsley
  • kosher salt or sea salt , to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper , to taste


  • Brush the mushrooms clean. Trim the bottoms of the stems of the mushrooms if dried out. Keep the mushrooms whole, or if they are large, cut them in half.
    Garlic Butter Mushrooms Recipe with white wine | @whiteonrice
  • Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil then add mushrooms. Cook and stir mushrooms until they start to brown & caramelize, about 3-5 minutes.
    Garlic Butter Mushrooms Recipe with white wine | @whiteonrice
  • Add 2 Tablespoons of the butter, let it melt a bit, then and then add onions and garlic. Cook until lightly caramelized and softened, about 3-5 minutes.
    Garlic Butter Mushrooms Recipe with white wine | @whiteonrice
  • Add stock or wine, lemon zest, lemon juice and chili flakes. Cook for about 2 minutes or until liquid reduces down a bit.
  • Add remaining 2 Tablespoons butter and chopped parsley, cook for an additional 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm.
    Garlic Butter Mushrooms Recipe with white wine | @whiteonrice


Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 143kcal, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 103mg, Potassium: 303mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 395IU, Vitamin C: 6.3mg, Calcium: 14mg, Iron: 0.6mg

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