Mushrooms and Onions Sautéed in Butter

Even white button mushrooms can have a lot of flavor if they’re cooked right. These mushrooms make a great side dish or topping for steaks, eggs, and polenta.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb. mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Once the butter has stopped foaming, add one large handful of mushrooms. Sprinkle them lightly with salt and pepper. Cook for several minutes on each side, or until they’ve shrunk in size and turned dark brown. Remove from skillet and keep them warm.
  • Repeat with the rest of the butter, oil, and mushrooms until all of the mushrooms are cooked.
  • Add the onion and stir frequently for 5 minutes, or until they’re soft and starting to brown.
  • Return the mushrooms to the skillet and stir occasionally for 3 minutes, or until the mushrooms are hot again. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb. mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Once the butter has stopped foaming, add one large handful of mushrooms. Sprinkle them lightly with salt and pepper. Cook for several minutes on each side, or until they’ve shrunk in size and turned dark brown. Remove from skillet and keep them warm.
  • Repeat with the rest of the butter, oil, and mushrooms until all of the mushrooms are cooked.
  • Add the onion and stir frequently for 5 minutes, or until they’re soft and starting to brown.
  • Return the mushrooms to the skillet and stir occasionally for 3 minutes, or until the mushrooms are hot again. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories210
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars4g
Protein3g