"Mushroom sauce can be done with any type of stock, but I used beef stock here since I'm going to be serving with meatloaf." — Chef John
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1 (16 ounce) package
salt to taste
all-purpose flour, or as needed
ground black pepper to taste
fresh thyme leaves, to taste
I love mushrooms and I loved this gravy. Warning though....I used salted butter - salted the mushrooms, as instructed and did not use low sodium beef broth. By the time the gravy had reduced it was a little salty for us. My fault entirely but just a heads up to others who will be making this. Delicious - Thanks Chef John.
This was my first Chef John recipe and I must say that it was average at best. Extremely salty, bland, and required a lot of tweaking.
Not a bad start, but much better if you add some drippings from the meat you serve this with - in my case it was Chef John's Classic Meatloaf. I also added a glug of red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon) and some minced shallots. I did use the optional fresh thyme and it was a nice addition. I'd recommend NO salt - there is quite enough in the beef stock.
Excellent! I think this gravy could be made even better with the addition of some wine...
I made this tonight with a meatloaf and mashed potatoes, simply delicious. This will be my go-to mushroom gravy from now on.
This was the first time that I made gravy (without my mom looking over my shoulder guiding me). Thank you Chef John for your expertise. I followed this recipe closely and my gravy is delicious! Although my parents passed away and did not leave behind any recipes, I feel encouraged to get in the kitchen and make some great food. I don't want to eat fast food anymore. Thanks allrecipes.com!!!!!!
Delicious and relatively easy. Yielded more than we needed for meal and leftovers, so we froze the remainder for another time. Yum! Perfect with meatloaf.
Vegetarians listen up! I made this with vegetable broth. No matter, it was super. My vegetarian wife and I (the meat eater) loved it on mashed potatoes!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Mushroom Gravy
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 78
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