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A bowl of black trumpet mushroom cream with tarragon.
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A Delicious Black Trumpet Mushroom Sauce with Cream and Fresh Tarragon

The ultimate guide for how to buy, clean and cook the black trumpet mushroom. Included is a recipe for a black trumpet tarragon cream that's perfect with steak or roasted chicken.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 536kcal
Cost $8/ 6€


  • 100 g black trumpet mushrooms fresh
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 240 g 35% cream (1 cup)
  • ¼ bunch tarragon fresh
  • 1 shot brandy, cognac or dry white wine (optional)
  • tsp sherry vinegar
  • cracked black peper
  • salt to taste


  • Clean the trumpet mushrooms thoroughly with either the brush method or the quick rinse method (see above).
    Opening the black trumpet mushrooms and brushing the inside.
  • Have all of the ingredients ready to go before you start as the mushrooms cook very fast.
    Chop the tarragon and puree the garlic using a Microplane.
    Chopping the tarragon and making a garlic puree.
  • Heat the butter over medium-high heat until hot and foamy. Add the trumpets and toss them in the pan. Season with a little bit of salt.
    Cooking the black trumpet mushrooms.
  • Once the mushrooms are wilted (about 30 seconds) turn off the heat and immediately add the garlic and tarragon. Toss to prevent the garlic from burning.
    Cooking the black trumpet mushrooms with tarragon and garlic.
  • After 30 seconds, add the brandy (optional) and then the cream and turn the heat back to medium.
    Finishing the sauce with cream.
  • Reduce the sauce until it's of sauce consistency. (Continue cooking for 1-2 minutes).
    Finish the sauce with a few drops of sherry vinegar, cracked black pepper and more salt if needed.
    Serve hot over steak, roasted chicken or a cheesy omelette. Enjoy!
    The finished black trumpet mushroom sauce.


Calories: 536kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 334mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1981IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 6mg
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