Quick Low Calorie Chestnut Mushroom Sauce

easy chestnut mushroom sauce recipe


  • 300 g chestnut mushrooms
  • 400 ml of boiling water
  • 1 – 1½ tbs vegetable stock powder
  • ½ cup of cold milk
  • 3 tbs plain flour
  • thyme or other herbs – optional
  • a bit of butter or olive oil


  1. In a saucepan place mushrooms, optionally herbs and bit of butter or oil, heat until golden brown.
  2. In meantime dissolve vegetable stock powder in boiling water.
  3. Sprinkle flour over mushrooms and mix well.
  4. Gradually stir in bouillon into the saucepan, bring to boil and continue cooking for couple of minutes.
  5. To whiten the sauce add milk or cream if you don’t mind the calories.
  6. Enjoy served over pasta, rice or chicken.

Makes enough sauce for 4 – 6 servings.


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