Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Creamy Mushroom Sauce

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons dry Sherry
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


  1. Place a large sauté pan over medium heat and add the oil.
  2. After about 20 seconds, add the shallot and sauté for 2 minutes until soft, then add the mushrooms and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute before slowly adding the broth and mixing vigorously until the sauce starts to thicken.
  4. Pour in the brandy and cook the mixture for an additional 1 minute, then stir in the sour cream, lemon juice and a few pinches of salt and pepper and mix well to blend. Serve immediately.


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