White Mushroom Gravy
Created by AndrewM, Thursday, 17 October 2013
Description

Simple & flexible

Ingredients
  • 1/4 C. butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 lb. chopped or sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, minced (optional)
  • One shallot or 1-2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
  • 1/2 C. flour
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. fresh ground pepper
  • 1 t. dried thyme, tarragon, dill or poultry seasoning
  • 3 C. chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 C. cream
  • 1/4 C. white wine, sherry or dry vermouth (optional)
Methods/steps
  1. Saute mushrooms, onion and garlic in butter over medium heat until dry without browning until dry.
  2. Add flour, herbs, salt and pepper. Saute stirring frequently 5 minutes.
  3. Add broth, cream and wine. Bring to a simmer, and continue cooking and stirring 10-15 minutes until thickened.
  4. Adjust seasonings and consistency.
  5. Serve warm.
Additional Tips

This is a highly flexible recipe. Almost any mild to medium flavored mushroom will work. Adjust the depth of ingredient flavors to match the mushroom.