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Sauce Americaine

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This Sauce Americaine recipe tastes soo superb that I have been trying to find where exactly the secret lies.Try this Sauce Americaine recipe and let me know what comes to your mind instantly after tasting it.
  Tomatoes 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Brandy 2 Tablespoon

Simmer tomatoes with sugar, uncovered, over low heat until most juice has cooked down.
Meantime heat butter or margarine and oil in saucepan; add onion, parsley, garlic and chervil.
Cook gently until onion is clear.
Press tomatoes through sieve; then add to onion mixture, increase heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove garlic, and stir in brandy.
Heat thoroughly, but do not boil.
Makes about 1 1 /2-2 cups.
Note: This sauce is a good accompaniment for meats, fish, eggs and green or dried beans.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 585 Calories from Fat 357

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.5%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 42.6 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 8 g31.8%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 135.3% Vitamin C 160.2%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sauce Americaine Recipe