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10 Chicken and Baby Bella Mushroom Recipes to Try This Week

Baby bella mushrooms (also known as cremini or crimini mushrooms) are easy to find in stores and even easier to incorporate into some of your favorite hearty meals. Their earthy, meaty flavor and firm texture means they pair perfectly with chicken. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick recipe you can whip up in less than half an hour, a fancy dinner to prepare for company, or a special diet-friendly meal to make on a busy weeknight, you’ll find a new favorite in this collection of our best chicken recipes with baby bella mushrooms.

Chicken With Mushrooms

The Allrecipes community can’t get enough of this top-rated recipe, which has more than 1,000 rave reviews from happy home cooks. “I have made this dish several times and am always impressed with the results,” says reviewer Brenda Allen.

What Are Baby Bella (Cremini) Mushrooms?

Delicious Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Three types of mushrooms (baby bella, oyster, and shiitake) make this aptly named chicken dinner extra tasty. Eat the casserole by itself or serve it with your favorite pasta.

Easy Paleo Chicken Marsala

Here’s a quick and easy mushroom and chicken dish you can make in just half an hour. “Great dish for entertaining and preparing in advance,” says recipe creator Cindy Anschutz Barbieri.

Paleo Main Dish Recipes

Chicken, Mushroom, and Polenta Lasagna

“This is WONDERFUL,” raves recipe creator mommymeggy, who makes this a vegetarian dish by omitting chicken. “My husband has begged its permanent residence in my recipe box.”

Creamy Garlic and Mushroom Chicken Thighs

A creamy garlic sauce made with white wine is decadent and easy to make. Serve over a bed of wild rice, recommends recipe creator Kim.

Creamy Chicken Marsala

Have this simple chicken Marsala on the table in just 20 minutes. A cup of baby bellas and a can of cream of mushroom soup pack powerful umami flavor.

Chef John’s Chicken and Mushrooms

It doesn’t get easier than Chef John’s basic chicken and mushroom recipe. Made with fewer than 10 ingredients you probably already have on hand, throw this dinner together when you’re short on time.

Chef John’s Very Best Chicken Recipes

Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms

Make this hearty meal in a casserole dish, then serve over rice or pasta. “Although this is a quick and easy recipe, it has a fairly upscale flavor profile,” says recipe creator lutzflcat.

Chicken Thighs with Mushroom-Leek Sauce

As impressive as this meal is, it’s actually surprisingly easy to make with few ingredients. Baby bellas in a creamy white wine sauce work well over a bulgur-quinoa blend, according to recipe creator Deana R Okun.

Instant Pot® Chicken and Mushrooms with Gravy

Use your Instant Pot to make this healthy and hearty dinner in under an hour. Reviewer Anne-Claire Schaad recommends serving over rice.

More Inspiration

Try one of our favorite Hearty Mushroom Dinners to Make This Week. Plus, explore our entire collection of Crimini Mushroom Recipes.

Pork Chops in a Mushroom Wine Sauce

Andouille, Mushroom, and Lentil Soup

Mushroom Risotto

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