Sauces, Dressings, Condiments, Creams: Sauces, Gravy and Condiments: Mushroom Sauce

A delightful accompaniment to the entrée.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: May 11, 2010

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x 1/2 cup servings

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

    200 g mushrooms with stalks, sliced
    1 Tbsp water
    2 Tbsp buttery spread
    1/4 cup flour
    1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    1 1/2 cup fat-free milk

Directions:

    Place mushrooms in a saucepan with water and margarine. Cover and simmer until soft, about 7 to 10 minutes.

    Remove from heat and cool slightly. Stir in flour and pepper to form a smooth paste.

    Slowly start to add the milk, return to heat and continue to add the milk while stirring. Cook until smooth and thick.

Microwave Directions:

    Place mushrooms in a covered microwave dish with water and margarine. Cover on HIGH for 5 minutes.

    Remove and cool slightly. Stir in flour and pepper to form a smooth paste.

    Slowly add all the milk, stirring while you do so. Return to microwave and cook on HIGH for a further 5 minutes, stopping and stirring once or twice while cooking. Sauce should be smooth and thick.

Variations:

    Can replace buttery spread with an equal amount of margarine.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:65 cals
Kilojoules:271 kJ
Fat:2.0 g
Carbohydrates:8.4 g
Protein:3.8 g
Cholesterol:1.2 mg
Sodium:63 mg
Saturated Fat:0.6 g
Fiber:0.6 g
Calcium:82.0 mg
Total Sugars:3.6 g

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