Mushroom Rice Recipe

Mushroom Rice Recipe

Delicious recipe for garlicky, buttery rice combined with tender caramelized mushrooms. 

Course Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine American/Southern, Mediterranean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 123 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups low sodium broth, ( you can use vegetable, beef, or chicken broth - you can also use water)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions


  1. In a large pan, add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil; melt over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in half of the minced garlic and cook for 20 seconds.

  3. Add mushrooms and cook for 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are caramelized and tender.
  4. Transfer mushrooms to a plate and keep covered.
  5. Heat remaining butter and olive oil in the pan.
  6. Add diced onions and cook for 3 minutes.
  7. Add remaining garlic and cook for 10 seconds.

  8. Stir in rice; add thyme, salt, and pepper, and cook for 30 seconds.
  9. Add 1/2 cup broth and, using a wooden spoon, scrape up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  10. Stir in remaining broth and bring to a simmer.
  11. Reduce heat to Low; cover with a lid and cook for 15 to 17 minutes, or until liquid has evaporated.
  12. Remove from heat and stir in the previously prepared mushrooms and green onions; cover and set aside for 10 minutes.
  13. Fluff rice with a fork and serve.

Recipe Notes





Nutrition Facts
Mushroom Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 184mg8%
Potassium 318mg9%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.