English Country Mushrooms

English Country Mushrooms

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Choose button mushrooms for their delicate flavour. There's no need to wash or peel them - a wipe with a damp cloth is all that's needed. Tarragon is very distinctive and marries well with mushrooms. Soured cream gives a hint of piquancy.
Servings: 4
Calories: 123


  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 lb button mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1/4 pint fresh milk
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh tarragon or 1/2 tsp dried tarragon
  • 3 tbsp fresh soured cream
  • chicory and lettuce to serve
  • fresh tarragon leaves to garnish


  • Melt the butter in a medium saucepan, then fry the mushrooms for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the flour and milk. Heat, stirring continuously until the sauce thickens, boils and is smooth. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in the mustard, tarragon and soured cream. 4. Serve hot on a nest of chicory and lettuce leaves, garnished with fresh tarragon.
Calories: 123 kcal
Carbohydrates: 7 g
Protein: 5 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 23 mg
Sodium: 105 mg
Potassium: 450 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 325 IU
Vitamin C: 3 mg
Calcium: 62 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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