Mushroom sauce

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

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 215
  • fat 21g
  • saturates 14g
  • carbs 3g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0.06g

Ingredients

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

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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