Mushroom sauce in pan

Mushroom sauce

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Rich and full of umami savouriness, this simple creamy mushroom sauce is perfect with steak, chicken or tossed through hot pasta

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal215
  • fat21g
  • saturates14g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.06g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 tsp butter
    Butter

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  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 200g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 200g crème fraîche

Method

  1. Pour 100ml of boiling water over the dried porcini and leave to stand for 5 mins. In a saucepan, heat the butter and add the shallots, frying gently until they are soft and translucent. Add the chestnut mushrooms and cook for 5 mins more. When they are cooked, pour in 1 tbsp of the liquor from the porcini and discard the rest. Chop the porcini and add them to the pan. Fold in the crème fraîche, bring to a simmer then season.

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