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How To Make Bread Sauce

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Bread sauce is a must for every roast dinner. Why not jazz yours up a little with some strands of saffron? Follow along in our easy step-by-step video to see how it's done.
  Milk 1 Pint
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Bay leaves 2
  Clove 3
  Saffron strands 1 Pinch
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 175 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Butter 30 Gram

1. Place saffron strands on a sheet of baking parchment on a baking tray and cook in a hot oven for a few minutes to dry out.

2. Into a saucepan, pour milk and add onion, bay leaves and cloves. Bring to the boil, then remove pan from the heat and leave for milk to infuse.
3. Strain milk into a jug, reserving a bay leaf for garnish. Pour it again into the saucepan.
4. Stir in the butter and breadcrumbs. Add saffron and season with salt and pepper.
5. Cook the sauce over a low heat for about 5-10 minutes until thickened. If it thickens too much, thin with a little extra milk.

6. Serve this Saffron Scented Bread Sauce hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Why buy ready-made bread sauce when you can easily make yummy and rich bread sauce at home within a few minutes? Watch the video to know how to prepare this rich and creamy side dish with simple, everyday ingredients in about a minute!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 259 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g32.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28.1 mg9.4%

Sodium 446.9 mg18.6%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.7%

Sugars 9.7 g

Protein 8 g15.6%

Vitamin A 6.9% Vitamin C 5.2%

Calcium 21.8% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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