These creamy mushrooms with basil are a wonderfully savory side dish! Low carb, LCHF and keto friendly recipe.
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Mushrooms… butter… cream… what's not to like?!? But the addition of fresh basil really makes this dish into something more interesting. The flavor combination is fantastic!
How to Make Creamy Mushrooms with Basil
Add some olive oil and unsalted butter to a large pan and place over a low-medium heat until the butter has melted. Add some halved or quartered mushrooms and some garlic paste, and stir well so that they are coated in the butter and oil.
Cook for 10-12 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender. The mushrooms and butter will make your kitchen smell SO good!!! When the mushrooms are ready, add in a little heavy cream and season with black pepper and salt. When the cream has warmed through, add some shredded fresh basil leaves and serve.
Variations: Add extra ingredients like bacon bits, Parmesan, or chilli flakes. Or instead of serving this as a side dish, it could form part of a tapas meal. Alternatively, turn this dish into a lunch for two by serving it over toasted low carb bread! LC Foods offers both low carb bread mixes and freshly baked low carb bread!!!Creamy Mushrooms with Basil - delicious #lowcarb side dish recipe Click To Tweet
- 2 tbs olive oil
- 3 tbs unsalted butter
- 1 lb mushrooms, halved or quartered
- 1 tsp garlic paste
- 2 tbs heavy cream
- black pepper and salt
- shredded fresh basil leaves
- Add the oil and butter to a large pan and place over a low-medium heat until the butter has melted. Add the mushrooms and garlic paste, and turn to coat in the butter and oil.
- Cook for 10-12 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender.
- Add in the cream and season with black pepper and salt. When the cream has warmed through, add the basil leaves and serve.
4g net carbs per serving
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 190Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 33mgSodium 10mgCarbohydrates 5gNet Carbohydrates 4gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 3g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.