Coffee Mushroom Cream Sauce
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
Yields Serves 4 (makes 2 1/2 cups)
Time: 25 minutes, plus 3 hours to steep. Steep coffee beans in cream to make the base for an absolutely delicious sauce to go with roast chicken and egg noodles.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a medium saucepan, bring cream and coffee beans to a simmer over high heat. Remove from heat and let sit 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 2
2

In a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until browned and softened, about 10 minutes.

Step 3
3

Pour reserved cream through a strainer into pan with mushrooms; discard coffee beans. Simmer until cream is reduced slightly, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 1 pt. whipping cream
 1/2 cup coffee beans
 3 tablespoons olive oil
 3 shallots, sliced
 1 pound button or cremini mushrooms, quartered
  Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

In a medium saucepan, bring cream and coffee beans to a simmer over high heat. Remove from heat and let sit 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 2
2

In a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until browned and softened, about 10 minutes.

Step 3
3

Pour reserved cream through a strainer into pan with mushrooms; discard coffee beans. Simmer until cream is reduced slightly, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Coffee Mushroom Cream Sauce