Sauteed Asparagus and Mushrooms

Sautéed Asparagus and Mushrooms


The Appeal of Sautéed Asparagus and Mushrooms: Sautéed Asparagus and Mushrooms offer a delicious harmony of flavors and textures that complement a wide range of main dishes. The tender-crisp asparagus pairs beautifully with the meaty richness of mushrooms, creating a dish that is both satisfying and nutritious. Whether served alongside grilled steak, roasted chicken, or as part of a vegetarian meal, this versatile side dish is sure to impress with its simplicity and taste.


  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 8 oz (225g) mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat until the butter is melted and foaming.
  2. Add the minced garlic to the skillet and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the sliced mushrooms to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes until they are golden brown and tender.
  4. Add the asparagus pieces to the skillet and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes, or until the asparagus is tender-crisp and bright green.
  5. Stir in the fresh thyme leaves and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Remove the skillet from the heat and transfer the sautéed asparagus and mushrooms to a serving dish.
  7. Serve immediately, garnished with lemon wedges if desired.