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Mushroom sauce in pan

Mushroom sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal215
fat21g
saturates14g
carbs3g
sugars1g
fibre1g
protein3g
salt0.06g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 200g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 200g crème fraîche

Method

  • STEP 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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