Mushroom Gravy

There’s nothing like a warm creamy mushroom gravy to serve over mashed potatoes, patties, or green beans. This recipe is a must for any holiday meal, and a great addition to your lunch on a cold day!

Mushroom Gravy

Yield: 2 quarts

Course Gravy
Cuisine American
Keyword Gravy, Mushroom
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 32 servings
Calories 29 kcal


BLEND until smooth

  • 1 cup cashews OR blanched almonds
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch OR arrowroot powder
  • 1 ½ Tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tsp salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Country Style Seasoning (See recipe in Miscellaneous section)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice optional

LIGHTLY pulse in blender

  • 4 oz canned mushrooms

RINSE out blender

  • 2 ½ cups water


  • 2 Tbsp dehydrated minced onion


  1. BLEND first set of ingredients together until very smooth. Add some of the additional water if needed, to help blend.

  2. IF your blender is small, you may need to blend part at a time, OR just make a smaller recipe.

  3. ADD canned mushrooms and lightly pulse blender, until mushrooms are chopped.

  4. POUR into a kettle and use the remaining additional water to rinse your blender.
  5. ADD dehydrated minced onion and stir.

  6. COOK on medium-high heat until it boils, stirring constantly.
  7. BOIL 2 minutes.

  8. SERVE immediately OR pour into jars and refrigerate until ready to use.

  9. THICKENS as it cools. Add more water, as needed.

Recipe Notes

You can decrease cashews to 1/2 cup and add 1-2 cups cooked rice. Adjust water as needed.

Nutrition Facts
Mushroom Gravy
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 29 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 181mg8%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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