Mushroom Cream Sauce Recipe with Cooking Video

Today I show you my recipe for mushroom cream sauce. The mushroom sauce you can prepare with chanterelles, porcini, mushrooms and oyster mushrooms. Fresh mushrooms are the first choice, frozen you can use exceptionally 🙂 also.

You may just discover a new universal recipe: the sauce succeeds easily, goes well with gnocchi, pasta and dumplings. It is vegetarian and tastes delicious.

You will find here a step by step guide with a guarantee of success. Leave me a comment, a cooking question or kitchen gossip. Wish you good luck and a good appetite!

Angerichtete Pilz Rahmsoße mit Spaghetti

1. Shopping List for Mushroom Cream Sauce

The handy list helps in the supermarket and speeds up your shopping. You need the following ingredients:

  • fresh chanterelles or other mushrooms
  • 1 piece of shallot or a small yellow onion
  • Optionally some garlic
  • Optional dry white wine
  • vegetable broth
  • salt, pepper, nutmeg
  • butter, sunflower oil
  • cream
  • cornstarch
  • parsley
  • cranberries

You can serve the sauce with spaghetti, tagliatelle, gnocchi or with dumplings. You can find more information in the recipe section.

2. Recipe Mushroom Cream Sauce

Look at the step by step photos at your leisure, a video accompanies you in the kitchen. Wish you good luck 🙂 Feel free to leave a comment, a cooking question or kitchen gossip!

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5 from 23 votes
5 from 23 votes
Mushroom Cream Sauce
Guidance from Chef Thomas Sixt.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Saucen
Cuisine: international kitchen
Keyword: glutenfree
Servings: 2 Persons
Calories: 579kcal
Author: Thomas Sixt
Risotto Zutaten
  • 500 g Chanterelles I also use mushrooms or porcini mushrooms
  • 1 EL Sunflower oil
  • etwas Garlic Optional according to personal taste
  • 1 pc Shallot I sometimes use a small yellow onion.
  • 50-80 ml dry white wine optional
  • 300-400 ml Vegetable broth
  • 150-200 ml Cream
  • 1 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 50 g Butter
  • 4 pinches Salt
  • 2-3 pinches Pepper
  • 3 pinches nutmeg
Dekoration und Beigaben
  • 1-2 tsp Cranberries
  • 1-2 tbsp Parsley
Optionale Beilagen
  • Spaghetti
  • Gnocchi
  • Dumplings
Prepare sauce
  • Provide fresh chanterelles in the kitchen. Alternatively, use other mushrooms or defrost frozen mushrooms.
  • Choose the most beautiful mushrooms for decoration and clean them. Clean the remaining mushrooms in the same way. In the article washing chanterelles I show you the variants with brush and professional washing step by step.
  • Prepare the ingredients for the mushroom cream sauce.
  • Sauté the beautiful decorative mushrooms first in a pan over high heat with a little oil. Season with salt and pepper, then remove from the pan.
  • Pluck off the leaves of the parsley and chop finely.
  • Halve, peel and finely dice the shallot.
  • Bring vegetable broth to a boil and have ready.
  • Fry chanterelle cut into small pieces without decoration chanterelles in a pan over high heat with a little oil.
  • Add the shallot cubes and bay leaf and sauté. Optionally, add finely chopped garlic.
  • Deglaze the gravy with white wine and broth and bring to a boil. Add the cold cream to the boiling mushroom broth.
  • Mix a heaped teaspoon of cornstarch in a little cold water and add to the mushroom sauce. Bring the sauce to a boil and thicken. Season the sauce with salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne pepper and parsley. I personally balance the taste of the sauce with a little sugar or cranberry juice.
Serve sauce with spaghetti
  • Cook spaghetti in a large pot of salted water until al dente and drain.
  • Arrange the spaghetti on warm plates and serve with the sauce. Decorate with mushrooms, Parmesan cheese and some cranberries.
Serve sauce with gnocchi
Serve sauce with risotto
  • You can prepare a simple risotto with white wine and vegetable broth and serve the mushroom sauce with it. Alternatively, I have prepared a mushroom risotto with chanterelles for you.

3. Calories and Nutritional Values at a Glance

The nutritional values are calculated without side dishes.

Nutrition Facts
Mushroom Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 579 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Fat 50g77%
Saturated Fat 31g194%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 157mg52%
Sodium 1607mg70%
Potassium 1368mg39%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 2096IU42%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Thomas Sixt

Hi, I am a German Chef, Cookbook Author and Food Photographer. The imparting of cooking knowledge is my great passion. Everyone can cook for himself and with this website I would like to contribute to its success. Let yourself be inspired and enjoy good food. If you have any cooking questions, please use the comment function at the end of each article and recipe. I wish Thomas Sixt Good Luck!