Easy One Pot Mushroom Rice

Easy One Pot Mushroom Rice

Serves 8
Ingredient list: 

2 tablespoons butter, divided

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

4 cloves garlic, minced, divided

1 pound cremini mushrooms, sliced

1 yellow onion, diced

1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice

1 teaspoon fresh thyme

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

2-1/2 cups low sodium broth, ( you can use vegetable, beef, or chicken broth - you can also use water)

1/4 cup chopped green onions (optional)


In a large pan, add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil; melt over medium-high heat.

Stir in half of the minced garlic and cook for 20 seconds.

Add mushrooms and cook for 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are caramelized and tender.

Transfer mushrooms to a plate and keep covered.

Heat remaining butter and olive oil in the pan.

Add diced onions and cook for 3 minutes.

Add remaining garlic and cook for 10 seconds.

Stir in rice; add thyme, salt, and pepper, and cook for 30 seconds.

Add 1/2 cup broth and, using a wooden spoon, scrape up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.

Stir in remaining broth and bring to a simmer.

Reduce heat to Low; cover with a lid and cook for 15 to 17 minutes, or until liquid has evaporated.

Remove from heat and stir in the previously prepared mushrooms and green onions; cover and set aside for 10 minutes.

Fluff rice with a fork and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Diethood