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Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon
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Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon

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WW Freestyle: 9
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Deliciously Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon are a fabulous side dish prepared with butter, garlic, bacon, and cream. 
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 223

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound small button mushrooms, rinsed and patted dry with paper towels
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions 

  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add in the chopped bacon; cook until crispy and remove from skillet. Set aside.
  • Add butter and olive oil to the skillet; once melted, lower heat to medium and stir in the garlic. Continue to cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Do not burn the garlic.
  • Add mushrooms to the skillet and coat them all around with the butter sauce.
  • Season with chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Continue to cook over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until tender and nicely browned.
  • Add chicken broth and cook for 10 seconds.
  • Stir in the heavy cream and continue to cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until sauce starts to thicken.
  • Remove from heat; stir in bacon and garnish with parsley.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 9
 
RECIPE NOTES: If sauce is too thick, stir in a tablespoon or two of chicken broth. If sauce is too thin, add a bit more heavy cream. 
 
HOW TO STORE COOKED MUSHROOMS
  • Refrigerate the mushrooms in an airtight container for 3 to 5 days. 
  • Freeze cooked mushrooms for up to 5 months.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 223 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 164mg7%
Potassium 300mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Vitamin C 2.2mg3%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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