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Sauteed chestnut mushrooms with butter, parsley, garlic and lemon.
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How to Cook Chestnut Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic, Parsley and Lemon

These chestnut mushrooms are cooked in loads of foamy butter and finished with fresh garlic, lemon and parsley.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 146kcal
Cost $10/ 7€


  • 320 g chestnut mushrooms (1 small box)
  • 30 g butter (about 2 tbsp)
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • 7 g fresh flat-leaf parsley (about ½ a bunch)
  • ¼ pc lemon, juiced
  • salt to taste


  • Rasp the garlic with a Microplane into a small bowl. Add the lemon juice together and mix.
    Lemon juice and garlic mixed together.
  • Clean the mushrooms with a damp paper towel or brush to get rid of any dirt. Cut the mushrooms into quarters.
    Cutting the mushrooms in to 4 pieces.
  • Before you begin have all of your ingredients ready to go as shown. Slice the parsley thinly and reserve in a bowl.
    All of the ingredients ready to go for cooking the mushrooms.
  • Put a big, heavy-bottomed sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add ¾ of the butter to the pan and get it hot and foamy.
    Melting the butter in the pan.
  • Once the butter is just about to turn brown, add your mushrooms. Turn them so they are all lying on a cut side and don't toss the pan just yet.
    Continue cooking the mushrooms over medium-high heat.
    *If cooking in batches, reserve the cooked mushrooms in a bowl and continue cooking more mushrooms in more butter.* Add them all together and get them hot again before continuing to the next stage.
    Mushrooms cooking in hot butter.
  • Once the mushrooms are browned nicely, add the rest of the butter and turn off the heat.
    Immediately add the garlic-lemon mixture and toss well. Season with salt to your liking.
    The mushrooms almost finished cooking in the pan.
  • Serve on a plate and enjoy alongside a main course.
    Sauteed chestnut mushrooms with butter, parsley, garlic and lemon.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 746mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 670IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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