Garlic Vegan Butter Roasted Mushrooms

Garlic Vegan Butter Roasted Mushrooms

These Garlic Vegan Butter Roasted Mushrooms are a mouthwatering dish that showcases the earthy richness of cremini or baby bella mushrooms, enhanced by the aromatic flavor of garlic and the indulgent touch of vegan butter. With just a handful of ingredients and simple steps, this recipe delivers a burst of savory goodness that’s sure to satisfy both vegans and non-vegans alike.

The process begins with quartered mushrooms tossed in a mixture of olive oil, salt, and pepper, ensuring that each piece is evenly coated and ready to absorb the flavors during cooking. This step not only adds a subtle seasoning but also helps to create a beautiful caramelization on the mushrooms as they roast.

The star of the show is the vegan butter, which adds a luxurious creaminess to the dish without compromising on flavor. As it melts in the skillet, it becomes the perfect vehicle for infusing the minced garlic with its rich essence, releasing its irresistible aroma and setting the stage for the mushrooms to shine.

Once the garlic is fragrant and golden, the mushrooms join the party, sizzling as they hit the pan. The key here is patience—allowing the mushrooms to cook undisturbed for several minutes before tossing them ensures that they develop a deep caramelization, intensifying their natural umami flavor and adding a delightful complexity to each bite.

Stirring occasionally ensures that all sides of the mushrooms are evenly caramelized, resulting in a medley of textures—from tender and juicy to crisp and golden-brown. Finally, a sprinkle of chopped fresh Italian parsley adds a pop of color and freshness, complementing the earthy richness of the mushrooms and brightening up the dish.

Whether served as a side dish alongside a hearty main course or enjoyed as a standalone appetizer, these Garlic Vegan Butter Roasted Mushrooms are sure to impress with their bold flavors and satisfyingly indulgent texture. So grab your skillet and let these mushrooms take center stage at your next gathering—they’re guaranteed to be a hit!


▢1 pound Cremini or Baby Bella mushrooms, quartered
▢1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
▢1 teaspoon kosher salt
▢Freshly ground black pepper
▢2 tablespoons unsalted butter
▢4 large garlic cloves, minced
▢Chopped fresh Italian parsley, for garnish


In a large bowl, toss mushrooms with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.
Add butter to a large skillet over medium heat.
When butter has melted and starts to foam, add the garlic.
Sauté garlic for 30 seconds then add the mushrooms. Toss to evenly coat.
Cook mushrooms for 10-12 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes to allow the edges to evenly caramelize.
Garnish with parsley and serve.