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Morels in Sweet Red Wine

Courtesy of Debby and Ken R – near Porter Corners, NY
Morels in a sweet red wine, great for dinner alone, or as an appetizer with your favorite protein. Also, great over pasta of your choice.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins


  • skillet


  • 10-15 morels sliced and quartered
  • 1 stick butter
  • ½ cup sweet red wine
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup water warm
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper fresh ground
  • 1 tsp garlic minced or chopped fine


  • Add a little of the water at a time to the flour – stirring completely until all the water is added – no lumps –
  • Add salt and pepper
  • Slice the morels in quarters – dry thoroughly and fry them until tender in butter and garlic
  • When tender take out the mushrooms (you now have all the water the mushrooms released in the pan)
  • Reduce the stock until thick
  • Turn up the heat to high – When the stock is boiling hard quickly add the red wine stirring to loosen up any particles that may have stuck
  • Lower the heat and once again, reduce the stock
  • Add flour / water mixture and stir until thick

Serving suggestions

  • Enjoy the food!
  • Serve as side, a meal, over pasta, or protein
Keyword morels and wine, morels in red wine