Mushroom Gravy

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Mushroom Gravy

There are many varieties of cultivated & wild mushrooms.  The gravy recipe pictured is Shiitake but any mushroom will work.  This is ultimate comfort food and can be used over potatoes, rice, vegetables, or meat.  Look for firm mushroom and wipe them clean with a paper towel.  Mushrooms hate to be washed and easily become soggy with water.  Beef broth is used in the most traditional gravies but it tastes just as good with vegetable or chicken broth.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: International


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 16 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 quart beef broth
  • 3 large thyme sprigs
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pan to medium high heat and melt the butter. Add mushrooms, reduce heat to medium, and simmer uncovered ~ 15-20 minutes or until all liquid has evaporated.
  • Reduce heat and stir in the flour and cook ~ 5 minutes uncovered, watching carefully so it doesn’t burn. Slowly whisk into pan 1 cup of broth at a time to incorporate with the flour mixture. Add thyme and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook uncovered until thickened ~ 25-30 minutes stirring often.
  • Remove thyme stems and season with salt, and pepper. Happy Eating! Beckie


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Keywords: Gravy, Mushroom Gravy, Comfort Food, Holidays, Vegetarian, Christmas, Thanksgiving

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