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Healthy Garlic Mushrooms | Garlic Mushroom Recipe

Healthy Garlic Mushrooms | Garlic Mushroom Recipe - theskinnyfoodco

Do you love mushrooms? How about if they're cooked in garlic and herbs, making them extra flavourful and healthy? If that sounds like a delicious meal to you, then keep reading.

Mushrooms are popular due to their high protein content, their meat-like texture and taste, and their versatility in the kitchen! When cooked with garlic, thyme, rosemary and other herbs, mushrooms become an even more nutritious and delicious dish.

Garlic mushrooms are a quick, simple yet nutritious meal that can be paired with almost anything. Additionally, these humble ingredients are packed with essential vitamins and minerals that play an important role in keeping us healthy. In this article, we will look at the health benefits of garlic mushrooms as well as show you how to make your own mouth-watering version at home.


Garlic Mushroom Recipe 

Garlic mushrooms are a delicious and nutritious dish that can be enjoyed as a side or main meal. To make your own healthy garlic mushrooms, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 250g ounces of mushrooms (button, cremini, or shiitake)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh thyme leaves or fresh parsley
  • Skinny Food Co Garlic & Mushroom Sauce 


How To Cook Garlic Mushrooms

1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

2. Add the fresh mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are golden brown.

3. Add the minced garlic cloves and thyme leaves and cook for another minute or two until fragrant.

4. Pour in the Skinny Food Co Garlic & Mushroom Sauce and stir to combine everything

5.  simmer on medium heat until the sauce begins to bubble, season with salt & black pepper and serve as a healthy side to your steak, or on top of rice for a light lunch. 


Vegan Creamy Mushrooms

 At The Skinny Food Co, we pride ourselves on being able to offer a wide alternative to different meals and many loved sauces that are inclusive to all diet types, and allergies and offer lower calories or lower sugars.

This recipe is no exception. Our Garlic & Mushroom Skinny Food Co Sauce is completely vegan-friendly making this creamy sauce 100% cruelty-free and still rich in the flavour of fresh garlic, and fresh herbs. 


What to eat with garlic mushrooms

Garlic mushrooms are a great side dish to any meal, but they can also be enjoyed as a main course. They pair well with steak, chicken, pork, or even tofu. For a light lunch or dinner, serve garlic mushrooms over rice or quinoa for a complete and nutritious meal. You can also add some steamed vegetables such as broccoli or spinach to make it more filling. 


How many calories are in mushrooms?

Mushrooms are a low-calorie food, with just 15 calories per 100g. They are also a great source of dietary fibre, which helps to keep you feeling full for longer and can aid in weight loss. Additionally, mushrooms are packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, selenium, and potassium. All these nutrients help to boost your immune system and keep you healthy.


How much protein is in mushrooms 

Mushrooms are a great source of protein, with 3.1g per 100g. This makes them an excellent choice for vegetarians and vegans who are looking to increase their protein intake. Additionally, mushrooms are a good source of iron, which is important for healthy red blood cells and energy levels. 


What makes this dish great?

To sum up, garlic mushrooms are a tasty and healthy dish that can be served as an accompaniment or main meal. Filled with important vitamins and minerals, they can help strengthen your immune system and promote good health. Paired with our delicious Skinny Food Co Virtually Zero Garlic & Mushroom Sauce which is: 

  • Gluten-free
  • Fat-free
  • Zero-dairy (vegan-friendly) 
  • No added sugar
  • Diabetic friendly



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