Idahoan® Chicken Broth Mashed Potatoes with Mushroom Gravy

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Ready in 25 minutes
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Complexity: Slight Challenge
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Serves 4 People
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Idahoan® Chicken Broth Mashed Potatoes with Mushroom Gravy
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Serves: 4
 
This easy mushroom gravy is a perfect complement to Idahoans delicious, mashed potatoes.
Ingredients
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 16 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4-tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1-2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, optional
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 4-oz package Idahoan® Chicken Broth Mashed Potatoes
Instructions
  1. Cook bacon in a large sauté pan over medium heat until crispy. Stir occasionally. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the bacon to a paper towel lined plate. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the bacon grease in the pan.
  2. Add the onions and sauté for three minutes until soft and slightly golden. Add the mushrooms and continue to cook another 5-6 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Transfer onion mushroom mixture to a plate.
  3. To the same pan on medium heat, melt the butter. Whisk the flour into the melted butter, continually stirring and cook for 1 minute. Slowly, while whisking; add the broth and cook until thickened.
  4. Add the bacon, onion, and mushrooms back to the pan and stir until incorporated. Add seasonings and thyme. Add more broth if needed for desired thickness. Keep warm.
  5. Prepare Idahoan® Chicken Broth Mashed Potatoes following package instruction.
  6. Divide mashed potatoes into bowls and top with mushroom gravy. Serve hot.

 

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