Delicious, buttery grilled mushrooms are a perfect side dish for any meat. It’s so easy to grill these mushrooms in a cast iron skillet with butter, garlic, and herbs. Smoke from the grill will infuse them with another layer of smokey flavors.
Mushrooms cooked on the grill is our favorite side dish besides grilled potatoes. They are so tasty infused with butter and garlic flavors and a special smokey touch from the grill. Although, you would have to use a charcoal grill or add a wood chip box to the gas grill to get that added bonus of smoke flavor.
Anytime we’re grilling steaks, mushrooms are right there on the grill next to them. Steak and mushrooms is one of those classic food combinations that will never go out of style. But it’s not all about the steak though, this is a great side dish for grilled chicken, sausage, pork, burgers, hot dogs, and really anything you wish to throw on the grill.
WHAT INGREDIENTS DO I NEED
Mushrooms – portobello or baby bella are the most common mushrooms but you can also use white button mushrooms.
Butter – unsalted butter will do the trick and if you need to stay dairy-free, use butter substitute like I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter or other brands.
Garlic – fresh garlic is best.
Herbs – thyme and parsley go very well with mushrooms and you can use fresh of dried.
Seasoning – salt and pepper is all you need.
SHOULD I WASH MUSHROOMS?
Yes, you can wash whole mushrooms but avoid washing cut mushrooms. Mushrooms are like little sponges so when they’re cut, they will absorb a lot of liquid when exposed to it. Whole mushrooms won’t absorb liquid easily or quickly. So you can quickly rinse whole mushrooms under cold water and wipe them with a paper towel right away.
Make sure to wash mushrooms right before cooking them, not ahead of time.
HOW TO GRILL THEM
Prepare the grill and preheat it for medium-high temperature. Let the surface preheat for about 5 minutes and place the cast iron skillet onto the grill. (If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, use another grill-safe pan.) Let the skillet preheat for about 5 minutes over direct heat.
Rinse whole mushrooms under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel. Cut large ones in fours or halves but small ones can be left uncut.
Melt butter in the skillet and add mushrooms. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and thyme over the top and mix everything well. Let mushrooms cook, stirring them from time to time, until done. Mix in minced parsley right before serving.
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- 1 lb mushrooms
- 4 garlic cloves
- 3 tbsp butter
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tbsp fresh parsley 1/2 tbsp if dried
- Prepare the grill and preheat it for medium-high temperature. Let the surface preheat for about 5 minutes and place the cast iron skillet onto the grill. (If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, use another grill-safe pan.) Let the skillet preheat for about 5 minutes over direct heat.
- Rinse whole mushrooms under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel.
- Cut large ones in fours or halves but small ones can be left uncut.
- Melt butter in the skillet and add mushrooms.
- Sprinkle salt, pepper, and thyme, over the top and and mix everything well.
- Let mushrooms cook, stirring them from time to time, until done.
- Sprinkle with minced parsley and serve.