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Sauce Bordelaise

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Minced shallots/1 tablespoon minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Dry red wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sauce/Canned beef gravy 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Minced parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Cayenne 1 Teaspoon
  Sliced mushrooms 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), sauteed
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Melt butter and saute shallots in it until soft and transparent.
Add wine and simmer until reduced to half its volume.
Stir in Brown Sauce, lemon juice, parsley, salt and cayenne to taste, and mushrooms.
Heat through before serving.
Makes about 2 cups sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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