Mushrooms in Cognac Sauce
Recipe type: Sauce
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Serves: 2 servings
Spoon this hearty mushroom sauce over steak or chicken.
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • ½ cup chopped white onion
  • 1 Tbs. fresh thyme
  • 2 cups chopped shitake mushrooms
  • ⅓ cup cognac
  • ⅓ cup beef stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Melt 1 Tbs. butter in saucepan.
  2. Cook onion and thyme on low heat until onion begins to caramelize.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add mushrooms and cook until they start to become tender.
  5. Add cognac and stock.
  6. Cook over low heat until half the liquid has evaporated.
  7. Turn off heat and add remaining 1 Tbs. butter. Butter will slowly melt and thicken the sauce.
Amount of liquid in remaining in sauce depends on cooking time and preference.
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