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Basic Rich Brown Sauce

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Ingredients
  Seasoned brown stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Canned tomato sauce/2 tablespoon tomato paste 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Beef fat/Dripping 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Beef extract To Taste
Directions

The stock may be the homemade kind, or diluted canned bouillon.
Heat together stock and tomato sauce; simmer for 5 or 10 minutes.
Melt the beef fat and stir in the flour, letting mixture cook without browning for 1 or 2 minutes.
Remove from the heat and gradually stir in about 2 cups of hot stock.
Scrape into the remaining stock and whisk and cook until smoothly thickened about 10 minutes.
Taste; if flavor seems weak add small amounts of beef extract, and season if necessary.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
2 Minutes

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