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Mushroom and Garlic Sauce

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Makes 1.5 cups or 375ml

Sauce Type:

Pan Sauce

About the Recipe

Are you looking for a homemade mushroom garlic sauce? This mushroom garlic sauce recipe is rich, creamy and tasty and is easy to make. It goes well with steak, chicken, pork, veal and over noodles or rice.


  • 2.5 tbsp or 35g Butter

  • 2 cups or 195g mushrooms sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped

  • 6 sprigs of thyme

  • 1/2 cup or 125ml white wine

  • 1 cup or 250ml white sauce – See ingredients and recipe below

  • 1 tsp soy sauce

  • Pinch of salt

  • Pepper to taste


White Sauce:

  • 1.5 tbsp or 21g butter

  • 1.5 tbsp or 12g flour

  • 1 cup of heavy cream or milk


1. Add butter to a sauce pan and melt over medium to high heat.  Once melted and hot add the mushrooms and cook until golden brown.

2. Add the minced garlic and sprigs of thyme to the pan and cook for 30 seconds then deglaze with the white wine.  Scrape the bottom of the pan to release any bits into the liquid.  Reduce the wine until almost all gone.

3. Pour in the white sauce and soy sauce. Reduce by half.

4. Taste and adjust the seasoning.  Add salt and pepper as needed.


White Sauce:

1.Add the butter to a sauce pan over medium heat.  Once the butter is melted sprinkle in the flour, whisk and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

2.Pour in the heavy cream, whisk and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

3.Once thick and coats the back of a spoon taste and add salt and pepper as needed.

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