Maitake Mushroom Gravy

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Maitake Mushroom Gravy

Maitake gravy can be put on mash potatoes, stuffing, any kind of game bird, wild game meat, chicken, and steak. Maitake mushrooms have a meaty chew texture. It goes well with fresh herbs to give more woody earthy tones.

Cooking Instructions

  • 1.Instructions : In a saucepan over medium high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the onion, Garlic and saute, stirring occasionally until tender and brown ( about 5 minutes )
  • 2.Add the mushrooms, thyme, olive oil to coat, and a dash of salt to saute, stirring the mushrooms till they become tender ( 10 Minutes )
  • 3.transfer to a bowl and set aside once sauteed.
  • 4.In the same saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Add in the flour, whisking to remove any lumps, ( if you are using almond flour then add 1/2 of the flour in and then add the other 1/2 after you put in the stock) Slowly add in the wine and stir till it is smooth. Slowly add the stock in stirring until it is smooth. Let simmer for ( about 5 minutes) then add the sauteed mushroom mix to the saucepan and stir to combine, Simmer for ( about 5 minutes )
  • 5.Taste and season to your liking with Salt and pepper.
  • 6.Now Enjoy your Maitake Mushroom Gravy


  • 4 Tablespoons butter (For Healthy Choice you can use Earth Balance butter)
  • 1 Small yellow onion, Very finely chopped
  • 10 oz. of Maitake Mushrooms Finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves chopped
  • Olive oil to coat your pan
  • Pink Himalayan salt and Fresh ground pepper for taste
  • 1/4 Cup of flour (For Healthy choice 1 cup Almond flour)
  • 1/4 Cup of dry white wine
  • 2 1/2 Cups of low sodium Vegetable Stock or whatever stock you prefer (For Healthy choice go organic)
  • 2 Medium Garlic gloves finely chopped