The Perfect Mushroom Sauce for Steak

Introducing a mouthwatering creation: a delectable mushroom sauce that pairs flawlessly with juicy steaks. In just 15 minutes, you can indulge in the tender goodness of mushrooms immersed in a rich and creamy garlic sauce. Are you ready to take your steak to new heights of flavor?

Mushroom Sauce

A Steak Lover’s Dream

Even though grilling season may be on pause, the craving for a perfectly grilled steak topped with a creamy, buttery, and garlicky mushroom sauce remains. Fear not, my fellow steak enthusiasts! With a grill pan on your stove, you can enjoy a mighty fine steak indoors, complete with a generous helping of this delectable mushroom sauce.

Mushroom Sauce

The Secret to Mushroom Sauce Perfection

Here’s what makes this recipe truly outstanding:

Choice of mushrooms — For a meaty and satisfying texture, opt for baby bellas or crimini mushrooms. However, feel free to use any variety of mushroom that suits your taste.

Pantry/fridge staples — The beauty of this recipe lies in its simplicity. You can whip up this delicious mushroom sauce using basic ingredients commonly found in your pantry or fridge.

Worcestershire sauce — Dare to add a touch of uniqueness to your steak sauce? Just a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce introduces a depth of flavor that will leave you craving more.

Great leftovers — Prepare a double batch of this sauce and savor it tomorrow. It’s not only perfect for steak but also pairs wonderfully with chicken, egg noodles, or rice.

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Bringing the Sauce to Life

Curious about how to make this tantalizing mushroom sauce? Follow these simple steps:

  1. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the mushrooms and garlic, stirring until the mushrooms brown.
  3. Next, stir in the broth, cream, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Let the sauce simmer, occasionally stirring, for 5-8 minutes until it thickens to a creamy consistency.
  4. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Spoon the sauce over your steak, sprinkle some freshly ground pepper or even some cheese if you desire (see Expert Tips below).


Perfecting Your Steak

When it comes to seasoning your steak, simplicity is key. A great steak deserves minimal seasoning to let the rich flavors shine through. A marinade or a dry rub with salt, pepper, and garlic powder will suffice. For an extra touch, rub olive oil on both sides and add spices like Italian seasoning, paprika, chili powder, garlic salt, or a Cajun dry rub.

Cooking Mushrooms

Thickening Your Mushroom Sauce

If you prefer a thicker mushroom sauce, there are two excellent methods:

  1. Create a slurry by mixing equal parts cornstarch and water. Add this mixture to the sauce as it cooks and thickens.
  2. Allow the sauce to simmer until it reduces down further, naturally thickening it to your desired consistency.

Creamy Sauce

Expert Tips to Elevate Your Sauce

Upgrade your mushroom sauce with these expert tips:

  • Make it cheesy! Add a couple of tablespoons of freshly grated parmesan cheese or sprinkle parmesan on top of the sauce after spooning it over your steak.
  • Experiment with different mushroom varieties. Feel free to mix and match or use your favorite mushrooms. Avoid using dried mushrooms unless you’ve soaked them beforehand.
  • Store any leftover sauce in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat it by microwaving for short intervals, stirring in between, until it reaches the desired temperature. Alternatively, gently warm it in a pot on the stove over medium heat.
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Serving Steak

More Recipes to Savor

If you enjoy this steak sauce, you’ll love these other delectable creations:

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  • Cilantro Lime Marinated Steak
  • Best QUICK Steak Marinade
  • Teriyaki Steak Stir Fry

Ideal Complements

Complete your meal with these delightful serving suggestions:

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Crispy Oven French Fries
  • Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
  • Roasted Broccoli

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