The Best Recipe for Sauteed Mushrooms

Sauteed mushrooms are a delicious and versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a side dish, topping for salads, or grilled cheese sandwiches. They are even a flavorful addition to pasta and risotto. This recipe for sauteed mushrooms has a rich and earthy flavor you will crave again and again.

How mushrooms are grown in California:

California is one of the largest producers of mushrooms in the United States. The state’s warm climate and rich soil make it an ideal location for growing mushrooms. California-grown mushrooms are known for their high quality and taste, and they are available year-round. In this recipe for sauteed mushrooms, we call for Baby Bella mushrooms. They are smaller and darker than white button mushrooms and have a more robust flavor.

Do you want to learn more about how mushrooms grow?

Click here to learn more about Far West Fungi.The Garrone family of Far West Fungi has always been passionate about mushrooms; they’ve been growing and distributing edible fungi for the past 35 years! We recently had a chance to visit their seaside farm in Moss Landing, California.

Before cooking Baby Bella mushrooms, it is essential to clean them properly. Here are a few tips on how to clean mushrooms:

How to clean Baby Bella Mushrooms:

How to clean Baby Bella Mushrooms:


First, gently wipe the mushrooms with a damp cloth or paper towel to remove any dirt or debris.

How to clean Baby Bella Mushrooms:


 If the mushrooms are particularly dirty, you can rinse them under cold water. However, be sure to dry them thoroughly before cooking.

How to clean Baby Bella Mushrooms:


 If the mushrooms have a lot of dirt on the stems, you can trim them off with a knife.

How to clean Baby Bella Mushrooms:


Finally, slice the mushrooms to your desired thickness.

Delicious ways to serve sauteed mushrooms:

Sauteed mushrooms are great on their own as a delicious side dish, but they also are fantastic when used as an ingredient in other recipes like grilled cheese on top of a spinach salad, or tossed in pasta.

As the filling in a grilled cheese!

There are lots of delicious foods you could sandwich inside of grilled cheese, but we particularly love this version with crispy sauteed Baby Bella mushrooms and our sweet onion jam! Click here to learn how to make the best-grilled cheese!

Click here to get the full recipe!