Sherried Portobello Mushroom Gravy

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  • Pan of drippings from roast turkey breast
  • 3/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1 portobello mushroom, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 to 2 1/4 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 3 tablespoons water
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Remove the turkey breast from the roasting pan; set aside.
  2. Place the pan and its drippings over medium-low heat.
  3. Stir in the sherry, scraping and deglazing the pan.
  4. Add the mushroom pieces, continuing to stir.
  5. As the sauce thickens, add the water, a little at a time, continuing to stir for 3 or 4 minutes.
  6. Stir in the cornstarch-water mixture, increase the heat to medium and stir until the gravy thickens.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, if necessary.

Yield: 3 cups