12 Mushroom Sauce Recipes That Are Creamy and Decadent

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Looking for something delicious to make with fresh mushrooms? We've got you covered. Whether you're looking for a hearty sauce to serve with your favorite pasta, a decadent gravy for the holidays, or a rich and creamy topping for pork chops or steak, you'll find an irresistible new go-to in this collection of our very best mushroom sauce recipes.

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Mushroom Cream Sauce With Shallots

Mushroom Cream Sauce With Shallots on chicken and veggies on a brown plate

Shallots add savory flavor to this rich, creamy mushroom sauce with Asiago cheese. The recipe calls for lobster mushrooms, but reviewers say they've had success with shiitake, chanterelle, and baby bella varieties.

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Easy Chanterelle Mushrooms in Cream Sauce

mushroom cream sauce over meat with sides

These herbes de Provence-seasoned mushrooms in cream sauce are great served as a side dish or over pasta, according to recipe creator monika1969. Meanwhile, reviewer Alarson suggests serving it on toast.

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Mushroom Cream Gravy Sauce

Mushroom Cream Gravy Sauce drizzled over steak on white plate

This buttery white wine sauce, which is full of sliced button mushrooms, is flavored with lots of garlic and rosemary. Recipe creator Amber D. Marcu suggests serving with smashed potatoes or as a sauce for long, flat pasta.

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Vegetarian Mushroom Gravy

Vegetarian Mushroom Gravy
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This meatless mushroom gravy is easy to reheat on the stovetop or in the microwave, according to recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar lutzflcat, so it's a great make-ahead option for Thanksgiving.

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Wild Mushroom Sauce

top-down view of chanterelle and morel mushrooms on a plate garnished with Italian parsley sprigs

This 20-minute sauce is made with red wine, shallots, and five types of wild mushrooms: shiitake, chanterelle, portobello, cremini, and morel.

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Easy Creamy Chicken Mushroom Sauce

Easy Creamy Chicken Mushroom Sauce

This simple sauce, made extra creamy with loads of Cheddar cheese, starts with a convenient secret ingredient: a can of condensed cream of mushroom soup.

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Chef John's Mushroom Gravy


Chef John's take on mushroom gravy is clearly beloved by the Allrecipes community ⁠— it has almost 400 rave reviews from happy home cooks. "This will be my go-to mushroom gravy from now on," says reviewer Barbara, who serves it with potatoes and meatloaf.

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Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Vegetarian Mushroom Gravy

"This all-purpose mushroom sauce is very creamy and can be used over pasta, roast beef, chicken, pork, or baked potatoes," says recipe creator Michele.

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Easiest Mushroom Sauce

Easiest Mushroom Sauce

You need just five ingredients (beef broth, all-purpose flour, mushrooms, green onions, and butter) to make this wildly simple sauce that comes together in just 20 minutes.

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Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Vegan Mushroom Gravy in a white boat

There's no dairy required for this vegan-friendly mushroom gravy made with vegetable broth and vegetable oil instead of butter and cream. Serve with Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes for a delicious vegan side dish.

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German-Style Mushroom Sauce

German-Style Mushroom Sauce
Courtney Lynn Hernandez

"It was delicious and really brought the whole German dinner together," according to reviewer Heather Malin, who served it with schnitzel and spaetzle.

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Portobello Mushroom Sauce

Portobello Mushroom Sauce

Use your portobello mushroom haul to make this hearty, creamy sauce. Port wine adds a wonderful depth of flavor, while basil gives the recipe a burst of freshness.

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