Milk/Cream

Creamy Country Mushroom Gravy

November  4, 2010
Author Notes

Southern classic. —jesseclark

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons Fat ( chicken, pork, butter, pan drippings )
  • 3 tablespoons Flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms ( I prefer shiitakes ) sauteed in 1 T butter
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1.5 tablespoons pepper ( should be peppery )
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Directions
  1. Heat fat over medium heat. Add flour 1 Tablespoon at a time whisking continuously. Cook stirring frequently for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add milk a 1/2 cup or so at a time, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes or until well thickened.
  3. Add simmered mushrooms, salt, and pepper.
  4. Serve over buttermilk biscuits, mashed potatoes, grits, or your favorite starchy vessel for flavor.
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