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Porcini mushroom cream sauce

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Add the garlic and shallot and fry gently for two minutes, or until softened.

  2. Add the porcini mushrooms and double cream and simmer gently for five minutes.

  3. Serve warm with steak or other cooked meat.


  • 25g/1oz unsalted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ shallot, finely chopped
  • 75g/3oz porcini mushrooms, rehydrated in warm water and roughly chopped
  • 50ml/2fl oz double cream

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