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Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe
5 from 10 votes

Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

This creamy mushroom sauce recipe is so versatile. You can serve it over pasta, chicken, steak, baked potatoes, or fish fillets. This sauce will make everything tastes better! The essential sauce that every home cook should know how to make!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Course sauce
Cuisine Western
Servings 4
Calories 281 kcal


  • 8 oz cremini or white, (trimmed and sliced)
  • 2 oz shallots, (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 small garlic cloves, (minced)
  • 2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup dry white wine or Rosé 
  • ¼ cup beef broth , (or chicken or vegetable broth)
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves, (or about ½ tablespoon fresh thyme)
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, (use more according to your liking)


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots and a pinch of salt and black pepper. Saute for 1-2 minutes to soften.
  • Add butter and mushrooms into the skillet. Cook until golden brown for about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add Worcestershire sauce and dijon mustard and sauté for about 1 minute.
  • Add the wine, stirring to scrape up any stuck bits; then cook and stir to evaporate the alcohol for about 1 minute.
  • Add the beef broth and heavy cream to the skillet. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly, until golden brown and thickened for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in the dried thyme leaves and parmesan cheese, season with salt and pepper if needed. Give it a quick stir for about 30-45 seconds then remove from the heat.
  • Please keep in mind that the extra sauce will get thickened as it sits. 
  • Serve and enjoy!


Sodium: 246mgCalcium: 109mgVitamin C: 3mgVitamin A: 799IUSugar: 3gFiber: 1gPotassium: 296mgCholesterol: 74mgCalories: 281kcalSaturated Fat: 14gFat: 25gProtein: 6gCarbohydrates: 7gIron: 1mg
Keyword creamy mushroom sauce, mushroom sauce, steak sauce
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