Wild Mushroom Sauce
1 1/2 tbs olive oil
2 tbs minces shallots
3 cups coarsly chopped wild mushrooms (portobello, crimini, and/or shitake)
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup water
2 tbs Marsala wine
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
3 tbs all purpose flour
3 tbs heavy cream
2 tbs grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (I left this out)
In a 2-quart sauce pain, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and cook until tender.
Add mushrooms and stir until softened.
Add broth, water, marsala wine, thyme, salt, and pepper.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes.
In a 1 1/2 quart sauce pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
Stir in the flour until well absorbed.
Stir in the mushrooms and broth, stir until mixture comes to a boil.
Add the cream, parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Pairs Well With
I found this recipe in a vegetarian cookbook. I have made it quite a few times and just love it. It's great over tortellini or even over chicken. It tastes better every time I make it.