Miso Shiitake Mushroom Onion Gravy

Miso Shiitake Mushroom Onion Gravy



Miso Shiitake Mushroom Onion Gravy

Miso Shiitake Mushroom Onion Gravy

GRAVY WITH A RICH UMAMI FLAVOR Top Your favorite vegetables or mash with this wonderful robust Miso Shiitake Mushroom Onion Gravy. It is so good! This is my very own recipe creation and I am very deliciously happy with it. This is a gravy you can make all year long and not just for the Holidays. Everyone in the family will love it! You may have to double the recipe. The more gravy the better, so just pour it on!
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Total Time 20 minutes
Course Gravy
Cuisine Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 2 Servings


  • 1 4 oz. box Shiitake Mushrooms sliced
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Lg Cloves of Garlic minced
  • 1 small Yellow Onion sliced
  • tsp White Miso
  • tsp Yandu or Soy Sauce
  • 4 dashes Cayenne Pepper optional

Toppings Options:

  • Fresh Thyme
  • Hot Pepper Flakes


  • Clean the mushrooms, onions and garlic. Slice the shiitake mushrooms, onions and mince the garlic.
  • In a medium sized skillet heat on medium heat and add about two tablespoons of olive oil. Add the Shiitake mushrooms. Cook until slightly brown. Remove from skillet and put in a bowl.
  • In the same skillet add 1 to 2 more Tablespoons of olive oil. Add the sliced onions and minced garlic. Cook until soft and slightly brown. Add the vegetable broth, the already cooked shiitake mushrooms, yandu or soy sauce and miso.
  • The miso will be a little hard. Break the miso up gently with the side of your spoon and stir it around. This will thicken up as a gravy. (Make sure to dissolve and brake up all the miso)
  • After it is getting thick add the dashes of cayenne pepper, (optional) ( only if you like it a little hot)
  • Transfer it into a serving bowl or gravy dish.
  • Top the servings with fresh thyme and or hot pepper flakes.
  • Enjoy!


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