Mushrooms in a cream sauce recipe

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Mushrooms in a cream sauce is the perfect recipe served with fresh pasta, chicken or beef. It's so simple to make and adaptable too

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap

This simple mushroom cream sauce tastes gorgeous served on top of a freshly cooked plate of pasta such as the tagliatelle or penne. It makes a lovely light lunch or a quick and easy starter for a supper party with friends. It’s also great to serve on top of toasted muffins for a different spin. Single cream and warm mushroom make up the base of this sauce. This recipe serves 2 people and will take 15 mins to prepare and cook. This sauce would also work perfectly with steak or chicken for a meaty, main course that the whole family can enjoy.


  • 25g butter
  • 200g mushrooms, wiped, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1½tsp flour
  • 150ml single cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1-2tbsp freshly chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Tagliatelle, cooked and drained




  1. Melt the butter in a large non-stick frying pan, until foaming, then add the mushrooms and garlic and cook for about 5 mins. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Gradually add the cream, stirring constantly. Heat the sauce very gently until thickened and season with a little salt and pepper and flatleaf parsley.
  3. Serve on top of the cooked pasta with a fresh salad.
Top Tip for making Mushrooms in a cream sauce

This sauce also goes really well served with steak and chips.


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