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How To Cook Easy Garlic Mushrooms & Spinach Side Dish

Updated on May 7, 2017

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Cook Time

Prep time: 3 min
Cook time: 12 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: Serves 2 to 4 as a side dish


  • 2 to 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Tbsp Parsley
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp Minced Garlic, (or 3 to 4 Fresh Cloves optional)
  • 1 Lg. Package Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 Lg. Bag Fresh Spinache
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Add olive oil, garlic, and 2-Tbsp of butter to large non-stick frying pan. (Cooking spray helps)
  2. Heat on low to medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until garlic is golden brown.*Add another Tblsp butter or oil if pan dries out, before next step.
  3. Add sliced mushrooms and cook for 4-6 minutes, medium-high heat. (Fill the pan)
  4. Add parsley and stir while cooking.
  5. Once mushrooms are cooked/soft, spread spinach leaves to top, about 1/2bag. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.*Add a little oil/butter to keep from drying out again
  6. Uncover and stir together cooked spinach and mushrooms. Spread the remaining 1/2bag of spinach leaves to top again and cover for 1-2 mins.
  7. Stir together while seasoning with salt and pepper to your liking.


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      Bee Adams 2 years ago

      Yummy. But it would be nice in recipes to have more exacting amounts than 'a bag'. I did make it and it was both good and elegant.

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      Raitu Disong 4 years ago

      I just love mushroom and ginger!

      Now I am going to try to follow your tips.

      Thanks for sharing:)

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      Susan 5 years ago from India

      This looks delicious. Thanks for sharing.

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      ImaSurvivor74 5 years ago from Upstate NY

      Thanks Annie! Ironically, i just had made some tonight lol. So quick and easy...hope u enjoy too.

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      Annie Miller 5 years ago from Wichita Falls, Texas

      What a wonderful idea! I usually have spinach and mushrooms on hand, now I have another way to use them. Thanks for posting!

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      ImaSurvivor74 6 years ago from Upstate NY

      They are my favorites also...i hope you enjoy! Thanks

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      veggie-mom 6 years ago

      I love mushrooms & spinach, they are the vegetables I reach for most often while cooking. Thanks for sharing this recipe, it looks delicious. Welcome to HubPages!