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Sauteed Mushrooms and Pearl Onions
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Sauteed Mushrooms and Pearl Onions

If you’re looking for a meaty side dish to make using pearl onions, just throw in some mushrooms!
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4


  • 1 (14.4-ounce) bag frozen pearl onions thawed
  • 12 ounces white mushrooms tems cut at the base of the cap
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 cups baby arugula


  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil and the butter over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and sugar.
  • Cook for 6 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally until lightly browned.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes longer.
  • Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Return the skillet to the stove and heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Add the mushrooms, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook until the mushrooms are browned and tender.
  • That’s about 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Stir in the onions and cook for 2 extra minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, allow to cool for 3 minutes, and stir in the arugula.