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How To Make Mushroom Sauce

How To Make Mushroom Sauce

Mushroom Sauce Recipe. A rich, distinctive mushroom sauce which makes a great complement to many a vegetarian dish - such as nut roast. Taste our Mushroom Sauce recipe.


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600ml/ 1 pint
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Step 1: You will need…

  • 40 g dried mushrooms
  • 250 ml red wine
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 corn flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 fork

Step 2: Cover with water

To the bowl of mushrooms, pour in enough boiling water to cover them and briefly stir in with your wooden spoon. Leave to absorb for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Reduce the wine

Place the saucepan on a high heat and add the red wine. Leave it to reduce by half which will take approximately 5 minutes.

Step 4: Add the stock

Once reduced add the vegetable stock, pour in the bowl of mushrooms and water, stir well and bring to the boil. Once boiling, turn down the heat to a simmer. Leave to cook for half an hour.

Step 5: Add the corn flour

Add a little cold water to the bowl of corn flour and mix in with a fork. Bring the pan back to the boil. Add the corn flour and stir well. Season with salt and pepper, stir again and remove from the heat.

Step 6: Serve

Transfer the sauce into a jug and serve hot. Try it with a mixed nut roast, the recipe for which can be found on our website.