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Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon Spinach

by Christina Cherrier – Updated Nov 21, 2021
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Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon Spinach
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Creamy garlic mushrooms with spinach and bacon - #mushrooms #recipe #eatwell101 - As a side dish or main, the best low carb/keto mushroom recipe ever!

Creamy Garlic Mushrooms Recipe – The easiest, creamiest mushrooms recipe you will ever have! Mushrooms are sautéed then smothered in a luscious cream sauce with crispy bacon, fresh spinach, garlic, cream, chicken stock, and herbs, and finished off with parmesan and crisped under the broiler. Perfect for a low-carb or keto side, these creamy mushrooms are so good, you’ll want to skip the main course and make them the main meal instead!

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Creamy Garlic Mushrooms Recipe

This creamy garlic mushrooms recipe is loaded with flavor. Quick and easy, you can enjoy these mushrooms as a side dish or main course.

Whole mushrooms are sautéed in a creamy sauce filled with bacon flavors, spinach, herbs, cream, and chicken stock. Topped up with parmesan and broiled until bubbling and golden to round up the flavors.

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Why You’ll Love The Creamy Mushrooms

The creamy mushroom sauce has amazing flavor and is ready in 20 minutes for a quick side dish.

While we used brown mushrooms here, any kind of mushrooms works in this recipe: baby Bella, Cremini, or even shiitake!

These versatile mushrooms with bacon and spinach can be served with anything: steak, salmon, pork chops, pasta… You name it!

Tips for the creamy garlic mushrooms recipe

  • Take your time to brown the mushrooms, almost to the point of caramelization. This makes a big difference in flavor and texture!
  • Clean mushrooms by wiping them off with a clean cloth. Avoid using water because it will soak moisture and get slimy while cooking.

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Directions

1. To make the creamy garlic mushrooms: Sauté bacon in a large oven-safe skillet (preferably cast-iron) over medium heat until crispy. Use a slotted spoon to transfer cooked bacon to a paper towel-lined plate to soak up some of the fat. Then set bacon aside.

2. In the same skillet, melt the butter. Add the mushrooms, drizzle with oil and scrape up any bacon bits from the bottom of the pan with a wooden spatula. Fry the mushrooms for 4-5 minutes until browned.

3. Pour in the chicken broth and let the sauce reduce for 2 minutes.

4. Add garlic and herbs to the sauce and mushroom and cook until fragrant, then pour in the cream. Reduce heat down to low. Gently simmer the mushrooms into the sauce for another 4 or 5 minutes. The creamy sauce should have slightly thickened.

5. Add spinach and cook until wilted, about one minute. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

6. Add the bacon back to the skillet and give everything a good stir to combine. Top the mushrooms with grated parmesan cheese.

7. Put under the broiler for one or two minutes until mushrooms are crisped on top. Remove the creamy garlic mushrooms from the oven and serve immediately. Enjoy! ❤️ 

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What to serve with creamy mushrooms with spinach and bacon?

Because of the crisp bacon, you can serve this creamy garlic mushrooms recipe as a main, with garlic bread or cauliflower rice to keep things low carb.

Otherwise, the creamy garlic mushrooms will be perfect with steak, grilled beef tenderloins, salmon, or chicken. And finally, give these mushrooms a try over pasta!

How long to keep with the mushroom leftovers?

Keep the creamy garlic mushrooms in an airtight container for 3 days stored in your refrigerator. Reheat gently in the microwave or in a skillet over low heat with a few drops of water to loosen the sauce.

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  • Tracy Fleming

    2021-11-20 08:03:41

    You forgot to add spinach to the ingredient list. Other than that, it was delicious

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