Mushrooms are a wonderfully healthy, earthy delight. They have complex flavors. They can be prepared to have a variety of textures. And they adapt well to a variety of dishes. One of our favorite ways to prepare mushrooms is actually one of the simplest: we sauté them in coconut oil and season them with salt and pepper. This simple preparation yields a delightful side dish that easily accompanies eggs, tops a burger, or graces a salad.
If you can forage your own wild mushrooms, this dish is especially wonderful. But it works equally well with mushrooms you pick up at your local market.
Here’s how I make them:
Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe
Mushrooms, any type or an assortment will work
Salt and Pepper, to taste
Clean and chop your mushrooms into bite-sized pieces.
Warm a sauté pan over medium heat. Add a generous amount of coconut oil to the pan.
Add the mushrooms to the pan, and cook until mushrooms each desired level of doneness. If the pan ever starts to seem dry, add more coconut oil (that is, make sure the mushrooms always have oil to cook it – I almost always add additional oil at least once in the process).
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve and enjoy.