Marsala Mushroom Sauce

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

Serves:Makes 3 1/2 cups


  • 2 leeks, sliced (white and light green part only)
  • 3/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp leaf oregano
  • 1/2 tsp leaf sage
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/8 cup Marsala wine
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed in 1/4 cup cold water


Place leeks and mushrooms in a pot with 1/2 cup of the water. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the remaining water, the oregano, sage, soy sauce and wine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 8 minutes. Add the cornstarch mixture and cook and stir until thickened.

Hint: This delicious sauce may be used as a topping for grains, potatoes or vegetables.