Red Wine Braised Mushroom Sauce

Red Wine Braised Mushroom Sauce

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From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2014

Simple sautéed mushrooms are made sumptuous with the addition of red wine and rich mushroom or beef broth in this easy mushroom sauce recipe. Serve with steak or stir in a little sour cream and serve over egg noodles for a meat-free mushroom Stroganoff.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup sliced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 pound cremini (baby bella) mushrooms, quartered
  • ¾ cup mushroom broth or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 tablespoon butter


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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until starting to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Add thyme, flour, salt and pepper and stir to coat. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Add mushrooms, broth and wine and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a lively simmer and cook, stirring, until the sauce has thickened and the mushrooms are cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes more. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days; reheat before serving.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 115 calories; 7 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 32 mcg folate; 8 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 119 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 30 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 254 mg sodium; 573 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1½ fat

Reviews 1

November 03, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
Really good flavor! Delicious mushroom flavor. I used Cabrenet Franc [full bodied dry red wine] and it really brought out the mushroom flavor. Pros: Low in calories. Delicious! Cons: No protein. Suggest adding fried tofu or lentils.
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