Wild Mushrooms with Shallots and Garlic

Wild Mushrooms with Shallots and Garlic really are the perfect side dish, they are also an amazing topping to a perfectly grilled steak or burger.   I just love going to a gourmet food market and getting a wide variety of ‘shrooms.

Wild Mushrooms with Shallots and Garlic
Wild Mushrooms with Shallots and Garlic

Each variety has its own special flavor and characteristics, and when sauteed in butter with shallots, garlic and a little red pepper…wow oh wow!!  Delicious!!  And the other amazing thing about this recipe is that it comes together in less than 30 minutes!!  125% Loon Approved!

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Wild Mushrooms with Shallots and Garlic could not be easier to make and they really make a beautiful and truly delicious side dish, or topping for steaks and burgers. Seek out a nice variety of wild mushrooms at your favorite market, and you'll be so pleased.
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 - 6
  • 8 cups fresh wild mushrooms, including any of the following: Shiitake, Maitake, Crimini, Portabella (tops only), Beech, Royal Trumpet, Chanterelles, Porcini. Slice small mushroom and roughly chop the large ones.*
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large shallots, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • *If using dried mushrooms, be sure to reconstitute in water before using
  1. In a large pot, preferably a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the shallots and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the butter, mushrooms, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes and cook, stirring frequently, until soft and beginning to release their liquid, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Transfer to serving dish and top with chopped parsley, and a sprinkle of Kosher salt and red pepper flakes (optional).
  6. Enjoy!


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