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Onion Cloute Flavored Bread Sauce

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  Full fat milk 400 Milliliter
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium
  Cloves 2
  Bay leaf 1
  White breadcrumbs 35 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Butter 10 Gram

Mise en place

Peel the onion half. Press the two cloves and the bay leaf into the onion to make a clouté
Make the white breadcrumbs
Cut a circle of greaseproof paper (a cartouche) to fit the top of the saucepan


Pour the milk into a small saucepan and add the onion clouté
Bring the milk to the boil, turn down the heat and allow to simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove the onion and, using a wooden spoon, stir in the white breadcrumbs and allow to simmer for a further 2 minutes. Season to taste
Add the butter to the top of the sauce and place on the cartouche. Keep the sauce warm in a bain marie until required
When needed, remove the cartouche and stir well before serving
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Sauce, Bread
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Milk Product
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Looking for an interesting yet easy to make sauce for enhancing the taste of your savory delicacies? Well, this bread sauce is easy to make and is unique in its own right. Flavored with onion cloute, thickened with breadcrumbs and made creamier with butter, this sauce can make any savory item yummier. To me, its the perfect sauce for French dishes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 452 Calories from Fat 200

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.6%

Saturated Fat 12.9 g64.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61.5 mg20.5%

Sodium 803.9 mg33.5%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 27 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A 14.4% Vitamin C 14.3%

Calcium 54.1% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Onion Cloute Flavored Bread Sauce Recipe Video