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Mushroom Sour Cream Gravy

Total Time
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
My grandma made this gravy every Thanksgiving to drizzle over sliced turkey and stuffing. When I have leftover turkey and mushroom gravy, I chop the turkey into small pieces and add it to the gravy. I serve it over a piece of bread, open-face style. —Joy Mellwig, Naples, Florida

Updated: Nov. 10, 2022

Mushroom Sour Cream Gravy

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 25 min
Yield about 4-1/2 cups.


  • 1 pound small fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  1. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, saute mushrooms in 3 tablespoons butter in batches; remove and set aside. In the same pan, saute onion and celery in 1 tablespoon butter. Add the flour, salt, pepper and remaining butter; cook and stir until smooth.
  2. Gradually add water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir in mushrooms and heat through. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 66 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.