Madeira Mushroom Gravy (to go with oven roast)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

This recipe makes the assumption that you are serving it with a roast. I have had many compliments on the flavor of this gravy. The recipe was originally in a 1989 book called "The Spirit of Christmas Book Three"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water, 2 tbsp butter and lemon juice in a saucepan, bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and add mushrooms, cover and cook 5 minutes Pour off the fat from the roasting pan.
  2. Add 1/4 cup butter to the pan and place over medium high heat, stir butter to melt and add the onions, saute until transparent Drain mushroom liquid and add to the pan.
  3. Add beef broth, tomato paste and madeira wine, blend well.
  4. Stir in the mushrooms and flour.
  5. Stir until the gravy is slightly thickened.
  6. Season to taste Serve.
Most Helpful

this gravy is just perfect! we served it with a london broil and mashed potatoes, used the gravy with both, i doubled the recipe to serve 8

chia November 25, 2002

I liked it, but my family wasn't so sure. I think next time I'll reduce the tomato paste or even eliminate it.

Chill February 15, 2005

A marvelous gravy. We added some thyme and more Madeira. I served it withpork filet and handmade mushroom pasta. A great gourmet dish.

Chef Heinz November 06, 2004