Portobello Gravy

Do you know what time it is?

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That’s right. It’s time for another delicious recipe. This time a mushroom and leek gravy made with baby Portobello mushrooms.

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You can use this gravy on a protein like steak or chicken or if you’re vegan or vegetarian you can use over rice (I ate with Jasmine rice), mashed potatoes, pasta etc.  Or use for breakfast on a classic southern meal like biscuits and gravy.  Various ways you can eat and use this delicious gravy.

PORTOBELLO GRAVY

  • 1 cup of sliced baby Portobello mushrooms
  • 1 leek stalk cut (sliced lengthwise)
  • half of a medium onion sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock/broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • salt & pepper for taste

 

First rinse the mushrooms and leeks thoroughly. (I always rinse before and after I slice them).  Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat and add the mushrooms, leeks and onions.  Remove from pan once mushrooms have browned and leeks and onions have cooked down (about 5 minutes).

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After you have removed the mushroom mixture and put in a bowl. Add the butter and flour in a pan and whisk until your flour roux is a light golden brown (1-2 min).  Whish in the stock and milk and stir until hot and thickened.  Add the mushrooms back to the pan.

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Bring to a simmer and season with salt & pepper. I used mixed peppercorns and pink salt. YUM!

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When gravy is desired consistency remove from heat.

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I added some chopped parsley on top.

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Delicious mushroom gravy!

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Recipe adapted from Natasha’s Kitchen

 

 

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