Mushroom and Green Onion Stir-Fry


Ready in just 20 minutes, this mushroom and green onion stir-fry is a great vegetarian side dish. Slideshow:  More Stir-Fry Recipes 

Mushroom and Green Onion Stir-Fry
Photo: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed

  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced

  • 5 to 6 green onions, sliced into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seed oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • Kosher or sea salt, to taste

  • Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and then stir in the onions. Cook for about 2 minutes or until the onions are soft.

  2. Add the garlic, mushrooms and green onions and stir occasionally until the mushrooms are lightly browned and tender, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Stir in the soy sauce, sesame seed oil and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook until heated through.

  4. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

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