Mushroom-Onion Sauce

This savory mushroom-onion sauce is a delicious accompaniment to any meal. 


Makes about 2 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


1 tablespoon butter
1 (8-ounce) package sliced fresh mushrooms
3 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup finely chopped sweet onion
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Garnish: chopped fresh chives


Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, and sauté 10 minutes or until browned. Remove from heat.

Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add onion, and sauté 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Whisk in flour. Cook, whisking constantly, until lightly browned (about 1 minute). Gradually whisk in broth and next 2 ingredients. Cook, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in mushrooms, and cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired.


March 2006
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