Easy Mushroom Sauce

Close-Up Of Serving Steak Served With Mushroom Slices
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    22 min
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This easy mushroom sauce is excellent with steak or roast beef. Use sliced button or crimini (baby bella) mushrooms in this recipe.

What You'll Need

  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms, button or baby bellas (crimini)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

How to Make It

  1. Sauté mushrooms in butter and oil for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; add red wine and simmer for a few minutes.
  2. Add beef broth and simmer to reduce a bit, about 5 minutes.
  3. Combine flour and cold water and whisk until smooth.
  4. Stir into the mushrooms until well blended.
  5. Season to taste and simmer for about 1 minute, until thickened. If too thick, add a little more broth.
  6. Add parsley and salt and pepper to taste.

Makes about 1 1/2 to 2 cups.

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