Savory Shiitake Gravy
What You'll Need
1 cup water
¼ cup red wine
½ cup chopped onions
2-4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
¼ tsp cumin
1 lb fresh shiitake mushrooms
½ tsp dried coriander
1½ Tbsp cornstarch mixed with 1/3 cup water (or other thickener like arrowroot)
½ tsp chili powder
Salt/pepper to taste (optional)
How to Make It
1 Steam onions and garlic in 3-4 Tbsp of water until tender.
2 Add the remaining cup of water to skillet. Add all other ingredients except mushrooms and corn starch.
3 Cook briefly (1-2 min.) Add mushrooms and turn the heat to low.
4 Cover and simmer 30 min.
5 Thicken mixture with water and cornstarch.
6 Serve over brown rice or your favorite grain.
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