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Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

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Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon is a creamy and cheesy mouthwatering dish that makes the perfect side dish or main course! You will love the delicious flavors that are in every single bite as you combine bacon, mushrooms, heavy cream, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese to create this masterpiece in about 40 minutes. 

Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

If you are a fan of mushrooms and are looking for a quick and easy dish, then this Garlic Mushrooms and bacon dish is for you. You can serve it with so many great options or alone for one of the best flavor combinations you will find. 

Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

What will I need to make garlic mushrooms and bacon?

You will need the following supplies:

  • Large Cast Iron Skillet
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Slotted Spoon (for removing bacon from the leftover grease)

How to clean mushrooms

It’s important when you are cooking with mushrooms that you clean them prior to using them. To clean mushrooms you will want to wipe each mushroom with a damp paper towel, if dirt is stuck on, use a soft pastry brush. Give them a light rinse by running them under cold water and then pat dry with a paper towel. Be sure that you do not soak them because they will absorb all the water and not brown while cooking. 

How to make garlic mushrooms and bacon

  • In a large cast iron skillet, fry the bacon over medium-low heat until it is crispy.
  • Remove the bacon and set aside, leaving the oil in the skillet.
  • Add the butter to the skillet and once melted, add the mushrooms and olive oil, deglazing the pan with a wooden spoon.
add the butter and the mushrooms
  • Allow the mushrooms to cook for a few minutes before adding the wine.
  • Let the wine reduce for 2-3 minutes, occasionally stirring.
add the wine
  • Add the garlic and allow it to sweat for about a minute before adding the heavy cream, parsley, salt, and ground black pepper.
add the garlic
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer for 5 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Once the bacon has cooled, crumbled the bacon before adding it back to the skillet and stirring to combine all of the ingredients.
add the bacon
  • Top with mushrooms and bacon with the shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheeses before transferring the skillet to the oven.
add the cheese
  • Broil for about 3-5 minutes, or until the cheeses have melted and are bubbling.
  • Serve immediately. 
Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • Be sure that you use mushrooms that are all about the same size so they cook evenly. 
  • Be sure you take the extra few minutes to properly clean your mushrooms. 
Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

How do I store the Garlic Mushrooms?

You can store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days. 

Can I eat these warm or cold?

Garlic mushrooms and bacon are best enjoyed right out of the oven fresh and hot. 

Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

What can I serve with creamy mushrooms and bacon?

You can easily serve this as a main dish. Serve it with a delicious loaf of bread or over Instant Pot mashed potatoes. You can also serve them on top of chicken or steak for a delicious flavor everyone will love. 

Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Garlic Mushrooms and Bacon is a creamy and cheesy mouthwatering dish that makes the perfect side dish or main course! You will love the delicious flavors that are in every single bite as you combine bacon, mushrooms, heavy cream, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese to create this masterpiece in about 40 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package of bacon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 (16-ounce) containers of mushrooms (washed and patted dry)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. In a large cast iron skillet, fry the bacon over medium-low heat until it is crispy.
  2. Remove the bacon and set aside, leaving the oil in the skillet.
  3. Add the butter to the skillet and once melted, add the mushrooms and olive oil, deglazing the pan with a wooden spoon.
  4. Allow the mushrooms to cook for a few minutes before adding the wine.
  5. Let the wine reduce for 2-3 minutes, occasionally stirring.
  6. Add the garlic and allow it to sweat for about a minute before adding the heavy cream, parsley, salt, and ground black pepper.
  7. Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer for 5 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  8. Once the bacon has cooled, crumble the bacon before adding it back to the skillet and stirring to combine all of the ingredients.
  9. Top with mushrooms and bacon with the shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheeses before transferring the skillet to the oven.
  10. Broil for about 3-5 minutes, or until the cheeses have melted and are bubbling.
  11. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 381Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 731mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 11g

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