Mushroom Wine Sauce

Here is alight tasty sauce I came up with that compliments a grilled or sautéed steak.  You can prepare this easily while on a camping adventure and it is a good choice for entertaining at home as well.   –  Chef MJ

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16 oz          baby bella mushrooms, sliced

1/2 cup     onion, diced

4 cloves    garlic, minced

6 tbsp.      butter

3 oz           tomato paste

20 oz        unsalted beef broth

1 tsp          dried spice herbs de Provence or thyme

2 tsp          cornstarch

2 tsp          water

1/4 cup     red wine

salt and pepper to taste


  1.  Rinse mushrooms briefly, pat dry and slice in 1/4″ wide slices.
  2.  Cut onion, medium diced.  Chop garlic, fine minced.
  3.  Heat a large skillet with butter on the stove top over MEDIUM heat, add diced onions.
  4.  Saute’ onions for 2-3 minutes then add the minced garlic, set heat to LOW for 1 minute.
  5.  Add tomato paste, saute’ on LOW for 1 minute.
  6.  Add broth, herbs de Provence or thyme and wine.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7.  Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl and add to the sauce.  Turn heat to MEDIUM.
  8.  Stir until sauce thickens and lightly coats the back of a spoon.
  9.  Serve over grilled steak and/or mashed potatoes, or as pictured here over cooked noodles.



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