Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce | Playful Cooking

I am not crazy about mushrooms but somehow, I find myself reaching to it every time I need a quick meal. And these days, I need speedy meals quite often throughout the week. Last month, when I did the lunch spread, there was a mushroom and sausage side dish prepared with red wine. The dish was a big hit. Everyone loved it and there were no leftovers. It was quite luscious and rich.

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce | Playful Cooking

Couple of weeks back, when I baked Ciabatta, I felt like repeating the mushroom and sausage dish once again but with a lot more broth. Crusty bread with flavor packed broth is a perfectly delicious combination, especially when it’s raining outside and you crave for something hearty. This time, I used white wine instead of red wine, which I think is a much better choice because the color turns out gorgeous when the mushrooms and sausages caramelize in butter. If you want vegetarian version, you could replace the sausages with carrots or cauliflowers.

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce | Playful Cooking

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce | Playful Cooking

I prepared this dish collaborating with Godrej Nature’s Basket. Their spread of sausages always tempts me and they have quite an extensive collection. Crazy about sausage, yes that I might be! And when cooked with mushroom, it makes a great filling dish. Although I cooked it in a saucepan on stove top, you can also make it much easier by just dropping everything in a pan and roast it in the oven.

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce | Playful Cooking

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce | Playful Cooking

Mushroom And Sausage In Garlic Wine Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 250 gram sausage, cut in half
  • 250 gram button mushroom
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion, cut into big chunks
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup chicken/vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Drop butter, oil and garlic cloves in a heavy bottom saucepan. As it heats up, the garlic will infuse the oil. Once the garlic turns golden brown in color, drop the onion and allow it to cook for about 1 minute.
  2. Next, add mushrooms to the saucepan. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Give it a stir. Allow the mushrooms to caramelize for a few minutes. Drop the sausages and sprinkle oregano along with chili flakes.
  3. Pour wine and give it a stir. Allow the acidity of the wine to cook off. It would take a few minutes and then, pour the stock. Give it a stir and allow it to cook for about 5 minutes or until the stock reduces down a little.
  4. Finally, drizzle honey, give it a stir and check for salt. Add any, if required.
  5. Serve warm with crusty bread.

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  • Rosa
    June 28, 2016 at 6:31 AM

    That looks mighty delicious! A fantastic combination and great flavours.



  • Janani Rakesh Kumar
    Janani Rakesh Kumar
    June 28, 2016 at 9:56 AM

    Looks soo yum kankana! loved the clicks! stunning!

  • angiesrecipes
    June 29, 2016 at 12:43 AM

    Delicious and beautiful as always!!

  • Sj Dc
    Sj Dc
    June 29, 2016 at 4:17 AM

    If you’re not queasy about offal, I make a very similar recipe with chicken hearts/livers..I caramelize/garlic the onions completely before adding the hearts but skip the honey..Its divine especially with some crust sourdough

    • Kankana Saxena
      Kankana Saxena
      July 4, 2016 at 8:34 PM

      I love chicken or mutton liver and my mom prepares it with caramelized onion. We enjoy it with warm rice 🙂

  • Megan @ Meg is Well
    Megan @ Meg is Well
    June 29, 2016 at 5:47 PM

    I love mushrooms so this looks like heaven to me and it would go perfect with the ciabatta bread. Yum!

  • Kimberly/TLP
    June 30, 2016 at 3:44 AM

    I don’t eat sausages but I can surely appreciate the beauty of thee shots!
    Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Nusrat Azim
    Nusrat Azim
    July 1, 2016 at 12:43 AM

    I must admit, I was here on your blog at 2.42 am just to see the pictures 🙂 I’m done and going to bed with a happy heart 🙂

    Your pictures are always alluring, provocative … 😀

    • Kankana Saxena
      Kankana Saxena
      July 4, 2016 at 8:35 PM

      😀 Thanks girl! I hope you had a good sleep. Blog hopping just before bed time always leaves us hungry for more. Been there, done that 😀

  • Anindya
    July 2, 2016 at 1:27 AM

    Beautiful pictures as always. This is a dish which we will try at home for sure. Keep up the great effort

  • Laura | Tutti Dolci
    Laura | Tutti Dolci
    July 3, 2016 at 8:04 PM

    I happen to like mushrooms very much and your garlic wine sauce sounds wonderful!

  • Roy
    July 4, 2016 at 1:41 PM

    Dear Kankana,

    If a picture spoke thousand words then it would be yours. You have that in every picture to capture the tempt of the audience. This time I missed a story snippet. But sometimes we are so crunched for time that its very difficult to touch every note. But nevertheless I kick myself every now and late I discovered your blog. I am a sausage freak…especially the ones sizzling on the BBQ. 🙂

    • Kankana Saxena
      Kankana Saxena
      July 4, 2016 at 8:40 PM

      Thanks Roy (((hugs))) Oh yeah, the sizzling on the BBQ! You got me craving 😀

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