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Madeira Sauce

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce
  Bacon rasher 1
  Shallots 2
  Flour 12 Milliliter (1 Dessertspoon)
  Tomato paste 1 Teaspoon
  Mushrooms 4
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Pint
  Beef stock cubes 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Mixed herbs 1 Pinch
  Madeira 1⁄4 Pint
Directions

Heat butter in pan, add finely chopped bacon and shallots, cook over low heat until lightly browned.
Stir in flour, add paste, finely chopped mushrooms.
Gradually stir in boiling water, in which stock cubes have been dissolved.
Season, bring to boil.
Reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes.
Add herbs, bring to boil again further 5 minutes; strain.
Let sauce simmer over low heat until reduced to half quantity.
Add madeira, reboil gently until sauce thickens.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Drink: 
Alcohol

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