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Quick and Simple Mushroom Side Dish with Onion

This Mushroom Side Dish is a surefire way to elevate any meal. It’s the perfect side dish that comes together in 15 minutes and only requires 4 ingredients.


Mushrooms are a touchy subject. Either you love them, or you hate them. I don’t think I’ve met many people who are indifferent to this fungal delicacy. There are some strong emotions associated with mushrooms, am I right?

The question is: which side of the spectrum are you on? Do you hate them or love them?

I come from a family that absolutely loves mushrooms. We eat them as a side, we top our burgers with mushrooms, and we definitely don’t shy away from adding them onto pizzas. But if you’re someone who doesn’t really fancy mushrooms, give this recipe a try. It might just pull you onto the other side.

I make this Simple Mushroom Dish because

It’s so easy. Making an entree can sometimes take too much time. Having to add a side dish or two with it can be overwhelming. This is my go-to side dish because I can whip it up while I’m making my main dish.

I usually have all the ingredients at home. Maybe it’s the mushrooms I grab while running errands. But everything else? EVOO, salt, and onions? Yeah, I usually have that at home.

It is delicious. For a recipe that comes together in 15 minutes with only 4 ingredients, it sure does taste amazing.

It’s healthy! Mushrooms work wonders for our immune system. A tasty dish that gives our bodies some needed antioxidants? Talk about two birds one stone.

Try making this the next time you’re in a rut for a side dish! Or make this simple mushroom dish to elevate your homemade burgers!

All right, let’s put it together! You will need:

Mushrooms are rich in vitamin D, supporting your immune system and bone health.

Onion is filled with quercetin, an antioxidants which lowers inflammation.

Along with those ingredients, you will need salt and extra virgin olive oil.


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Mushroom side dish in a white bowl on a white plate with a fork on a striped towel.

Quick and Simple Mushroom Side Dish with Onion

Mushrooms work in our body as an antioxidant and boost our immune system. This dish is perfect as a side dish to any meal.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Russian
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 25 minutes
Calories: 103kcal
Author: Marina Rizhkov



  • 1 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly chopped
  • salt
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Wash mushrooms very gently and quickly and slice them. Slice the onion very thinly.
    1 lb mushrooms,
  • Into a pan add extra virgin olive oil.
    3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Add in your sliced mushrooms, and stir occasionally sauté the mushrooms.
  • Salt to taste (I add about 1/4 tsp.)
  • As soon as the mushrooms begin to brown, add in the chopped onion.
    1 small onion,
  • Stir and sauté for another 5 minutes.


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 321mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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