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Confetti Beurre Blanc

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  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Minced carrot 2 Tablespoon
  Minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Green beans 4 , thinly sliced (Thin)
  Minced shallots 2 Tablespoon
  Tarragon vinegar 6 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 6 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 20 Tablespoon, chilled and cut into pieces (2.5 Sticks)
  Plum tomatoes/0.5 cup finely chopped canned italian tomatoes, well drained 3 , peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste

In a medium skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium-high heat.
When it has foamed, add the carrot, onion, and beans and stir to coat with butter.
Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until the vegetables are slightly softened.
Set aside.
Combine the shallots, vinegar, and white wine in a medium-size heavy, nonaluminum saucepan and bring to a boil.
Continue boiling over high heat until the liquid has reduced to about 1 tablespoon.
Turn off the heat and whisk in about 2 tablespoons of butter, beating until the butter looks frothy and slightly opaque.
Add 2 more tablespoons of butter, and whisk until smooth.
Return the pan to low heat, and continue whisking in the remaining butter 2 tablespoons at a time until all the butter has been used, making sure to incorporate each lump of butter before adding the next one.
Stir in the sauteed vegetables, tomatoes, salt, and pepper and taste for seasonings.
This sauce may be prepared up to 30 minutes ahead of time and kept over warm (not boiling) water.or transfer it to a thermos, and the sauce will hold for up to 3 hours.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Milk Product

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Confetti Beurre Blanc Recipe