One-Pot Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower

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Garlic Mushrooms & Cauliflower is a fantastic side dish that is low in carbs and big on flavor. It’s a delicious way to dress up your cauliflower.

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Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower
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If you’re on a low-carb diet, you likely eat a lot of cauliflower. I know I do! I’m always looking for new ways to jazz it up so I’m not eating the same thing over and over. This side dish is a great way to do that.

You’ll especially like this if you’re a garlic lover. The garlic adds a punch of spice to the cauliflower, and the sautéed mushrooms add a rich umami kick.

How to Make Garlic Mushrooms & Cauliflower

Add the olive oil and half the butter to a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter is melted, add the onions and mushrooms. Cook until browned, about 8 minutes. Watch carefully so the onions don’t burn.

Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower

You want the mushrooms to get nice and browned. That’s where all the flavor comes from.

Next, add the cauliflower and the water. As the water evaporates, the cauliflower will steam cook. Cook it until the cauliflower is tender and browned, about 12-15 minutes. If the water cooks away too quickly, turn down the heat.

Add the remaining butter, garlic and parsley to the skillet and stir. Cook until the butter is melted. It should be on a low heat, so the garlic doesn’t burn.

Serve immediately. The longer the dish sits before serving, the more cooked the cauliflower will become and it can get soggy quickly.

Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower

Extra Tips for Making Garlic Mushrooms & Cauliflower

  • Cut the cauliflower florets into a uniform size that are about the same size as your mushrooms, so they cook evenly and aren’t too large to eat.
  • I don’t like parsley, so I replace it with chopped cilantro or fresh thyme.
  • Clean the mushrooms by wiping them off with a paper towel. Washing them adds extra water that will have to cook off, which will take longer to brown the mushrooms.
  • You can make this dish vegan by replacing the butter with olive oil.

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Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower

One-Pot Garlic Mushrooms & Cauliflower

This garlicy cauliflower and sautéed mushrooms have a delicious umami flavor that pairs well with just about any low-carb main dish.
5 from 5 votes
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 123kcal
Author: Laura

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter divided
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 10 oz mushrooms about 20 small mushrooms, halved
  • 1/2 cauliflower head cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp parsley minced
  • Red pepper flakes optional

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil and half the butter to a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter is melted, add the onions and mushrooms. Cook until browned, about 8 minutes. Watch carefully so the onions don’t burn.
  • Add the cauliflower and water. Cook until the cauliflower is tender and browned, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add the remaining butter, garlic and parsley to the skillet and stir. Cook until the butter is melted.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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5 thoughts on “One-Pot Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower

  1. Cathleen says:

    5 stars
    All you need to say is “one pot” and I am all over the recipe!! This one looks so good! Bookmarked to make later this week, thanks so much for the recipe 🙂

  2. Michelle says:

    5 stars
    Oooh, this looks incredible! Never thought to put the two ingredients together, but will definitely give it a try!

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