Basil Mushrooms in Cream Sauce


Tender mushrooms in a creamy sauce make a great summery sauce for use on most any pasta.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 6 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

  • 3 tablespoons rum

  • 2 tablespoons cooking sherry

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 ¼ cups sour cream

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the mushrooms and basil in the mixture until the mushrooms are warm. Pour the rum and sherry over the mushrooms and continue to cook until the mushrooms soften. Stir in the lemon juice, sour cream, and Parmesan cheese; simmer until heated through. Season with salt to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
28g Fat
9g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 16g 79%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 431mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 229mg 18%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 467mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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