Wild Mushroom Sauce

Wild Mushroom Sauce

Side Dish Sauces and Condiments Sauces

This sauce is excellent over most grilled meats, including veal or beef medallions. Mushroom varieties noted are suggestions--substitute based on local availability or preference. A standard mushroom sauce can be prepared by substituting all wild mushrooms for the typical grocery store variety.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 389
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 20m


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 2 ounces portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 ounces crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 ounces shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 ounces morel mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 ounces chanterelle mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 6 fluid ounces beef demi glace
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • 1   Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute shallots briefly, then stir in all of the mushrooms. Saute until tender and translucent, about 3 minutes. Pour in red wine, and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in demi glace, and simmer for 6 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 30.4g 47%
    Saturated Fat 10.0g  
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 1923mg 77%
Potassium 187mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 21.1g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Protein 4.5g 9%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 473IU  
Vitamin C 2mg  
Calcium 11mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 7mg  
Folate 7mcg