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The best mushroom sauce for steak
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The Best Creamy Mushroom Sauce for Steaks

This 5 ingredient Mushroom Sauce for steak recipe is easy to prepare and tastes fabulous! You can add some extra pepper, garlic or liquid smoke to the mix to make it even more delicious. A couple of handfuls of baby spinach can add some greenery to the mushroom sauce. Cayenne pepper works well, too. Serve with steaks, schnitzel or other chicken dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 2 people


  • 1 tsp olive oil or butter
  • 150 g button mushrooms cut in half then sliced
  • 150 ml fresh cream
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper or more to taste
  • ground sea salt to taste


  • 1 large garlic clove crushed


  • Heat oil in or butter a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sliced mushrooms and stir-fry until they are lightly browned, reduce heat to medium.
  • Add cream, pepper and a good pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Cook for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally and watching that the cream doesn't overboil.
  • Once the sauce has reduced by half, add crushed garlic, if using, and cook for another minute. Season with extra salt, if required.
  • Remove from heat and serve over your favourite steaks.
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