Have you been searching for an easy, low carb savory sauce that is the perfect pair with chicken or for steak? Creamy Dijon Mushroom Sauce is definitely it! Buttery mushrooms, chicken broth, and cream take main stage in this recipe followed by a delicious balance of garlic, thyme and dijon mustard.

This recipe is made with only a few basic ingredients that you likely already have. And the best part is, it’s keto, too! So go ahead, smother a pork tenderloin or a baked bone-in chicken breast in this easy sauce and serve on a bed of zoodles for a low carb dish everyone will rave about!

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What’s In Dijon Mushroom Sauce?

Simple ingredients like sliced mushrooms, heavy cream, and chicken broth are the foundation for Dijon cream mushroom sauce. Just a little garlic, thyme, butter, some salt, and pepper makes this sauce super flavorful!

overhead of Dijon Mushroom Cream Sauce in a skillet

How to Make It!

This easy Mushroom sauce is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Just prep, saute and simmer to fill your whole house with this delicious aroma.

  1. Saute mushrooms and garlic (see recipe below). Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Deglaze pan with remaining ingredients to the pan, except for the butter (scrape the cooked bits from the bottom of the pan to add flavor to the sauce). Reduce heat and simmer until the sauce is thickened.
  3. Add all ingredients to the pan and cook until the sauce is uniformly heated throughout!

Have Leftovers?

While leftovers are hardly likely with this delicious mushroom sauce you can easily store them easily in the fridge!

  • To store, place sauce in a tightly covered jar or container and keep it in the fridge.
  • To reheat, simply return to the pan or microwave for a couple of minutes.

Be sure to adjust the seasonings with a little salt and pepper or a small dash of dijon mustard to make those flavors pop again!

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What To Serve It With

You can definitely get creative because this sauce goes with anything!

  • For a fancy side dish, drizzle this sauce over sautéed asparagus or steamed broccoli and cauliflower!
  • Mix it in the same pan with some sautéed spinach and keep that low carb plan going!
  • Dijon Mushroom Cream Sauce is perfect over pork loin or chops and heavier fish fillets like salmon or cod.

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Creamy Dijon Mushroom Sauce

This creamy dijon Mushroom Sauce is a delicious, savory sauce that everyone will love! 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly

Equipment

Ingredients  

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • cup heavy cream 35%
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon butter

Instructions 

  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a skillet or frying pan. Add mushrooms and cook until tender, about 4-5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add remaining ingredients except butter to the same pan. Bring to a boil scraping any bits off the bottom, reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 10.
  • Stir in mushrooms with any juices and butter. Cook 2 minutes more or until heated through.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dressings, Dips or Sauces
Cuisine American

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  1. Came across this recipe when looking for a little tangy flavour in my mushroom sauce. And boy did this fit the bill. I did let mine thicken slightly more due to personal preference but other than that…made it exactly as prescribed. Incredinle depth of flavour from a few simple ingredients

  2. 5 stars
    Served this with turkey, green beans and mashed potatoes. It was a big hit. Will definitely make it again.

  3. 5 stars
    This is absolutely delicious. My husband was diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes and has to limit carbs. It’s been a challenge to find low carb meals he likes. I served this with turkey breast cutlets and asparagus. We both enjoyed this and will make it again and again. Thank you!

  4. 5 stars
    Sounds delicious. Would like to make this for a group of 70 to go with smoked pork loin. Could I make this the day before? It looks like your recipe makes about 1 1/2 cups? I am thinking of thinning it down just a bit more. Do you think if I make it times 5 that will be enough? Or maybe times 4? We will be serving bbq sauce also.
    Thank you!

    1. Hi Kim! I haven’t tried making this for a group that large. This can be made the night before and reheated. To reheat, simply return to the pan or microwave for a couple of minutes. If making for a large group I would make at least 5 times. If you try it I would love to hear how it turns out!

  5. I was disappointed with how this turned out. I made this sauce to have with egg noodles but it wasn’t thick enough to coat them. I followed the recipe exactly, next time I will make a roux to thicken the sauce.

    1. You would need to cook it longer if it didn’t thicken. It is important to use a skillet or frying pan as well. A roux, or a cornstarch slurry, would work to thicken it too Karen.