If you're looking for the best brown gravy recipe, you need to try this Mushroom Onion Gravy that's loaded with comforting, homestyle flavor. It's perfect for amplifying the flavor of Salisbury Steak, Steak Tips, or mashed potatoes. Believe me when I tell you, this gravy is truly irresistible!
Keyword: brown gravy, gravy, mushroom gravy, onion gravy
Author: Amy Desrosiers
large skillet (with a cover)
measuring cup & spoons
1yellow onion diced
16ouncesbrown mushrooms sliced
4tablespoons all-purpose flour
2cups beef broth*We love using Better than Bullion beef base paste. Add an extra ½ teaspoon to the water.
½teaspoon dried thyme
¼teaspoon black pepper
In a large, deep walled skillet add butter and melt over medium heat. Add in diced onions, and cook for about 3 minutes or until onions begin to brown.
Add in the pressed garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Add in the sliced mushrooms and cook for about 7 minutes or until most of the liquid from the mushrooms has evaporated.
Add in remaining 4 tablespoons of butter to the veggie mixture. Stir in flour and continuously mix until combined, and thick.
Pour in prepared beef broth, vinegar, and spices. Whisk continuously until gravy starts to thicken. (This gravy is not super thick but also not too thin.)
Cover skillet with a lid, and simmer for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
Serve over beef, rice, mashed potatoes, or whatever you choose.
Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide.