wild mushrooms roasted asparagus

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms with Roasted Asparagus

This springy side dish made up of earthy wild mushrooms and roasted asparagus is easy, elegant, and loaded with flavor!

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch (about 1 pound) asparagus spears, ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped shallots, from 1-2 shallots
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 ounces (5-6 cups) thinly sliced wild mushrooms (see note)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chopped thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy clean-up. Arrange the asparagus spears in a single layer on the baking sheet. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with 1/4 salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; turn to coat evenly. Roast until lightly browned and tender-crisp, 10 to 15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the spears. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a cutting board and cut the spears into thirds. Set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the shallots and cook until softened but not browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the garlic and wild mushrooms and cook, stirring frequently, until softened and starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Add the wine, and cook until absorbed by the mushrooms. Stir in the cut asparagus, thyme, and parsley. Transfer to a platter and serve.
  3. Note: I buy my wild mushrooms already trimmed and cut. If you're buying them whole, you'll need about 1 pound.

Nutrition Information

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  • Per serving (6 servings)
  • Calories: 143
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Sodium: 301mg
  • Cholesterol: 20mg

Gluten-Free Adaptable Note

To the best of my knowledge, all of the ingredients used in this recipe are gluten-free or widely available in gluten-free versions. There is hidden gluten in many foods; if you're following a gluten-free diet or cooking for someone with gluten allergies, always read the labels of your ingredients to verify that they are gluten-free.