This mushroom gravy recipe will serve you well no matter what dish you’re serving. 

It goes particularly well with steaks, pork dishes, or potatoes.



  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups thinly sliced portabellini mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups (750ml) mushroom or chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté mushrooms and onions until they are nicely browned. A
  3. dd in garlic and stir until fragrant.
  4. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Whisk in stock and scrape up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  6. Reduce to a simmer. Simmer until thickened, then remove from heat.
  7. Add in the fresh thyme leaves and season to taste.

Mushroom Gravy Recipe Notes

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