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Authentic Soubise Sauce

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  Sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Thinly sliced onion 1
  Double cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg To Taste

Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat.
Add the sliced onions, cover the saucepan, reduce heat to low and sweat the onions for about 5 minutes or until soft and transparent.
Add the Béchamel and mix well to combine. Simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes.
Either strain the sauce into a clean saucepan, pressing out the onions to extract maximum flavor, or blend them in the saucepan with the sauce so they are puréed.
Add the cream. mix well and simmer over minimum heat, stirring continuously, for about 6 minutes or until the sauce has reduced and thickened.
Season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Strain the sauce into its serving dish or sauceboat, again pressing out any solids.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Cream, Milk Product
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 562 Calories from Fat 466

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.3%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 1621.6 mg67.6%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26.2%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 3 g6.5%

Vitamin A 38.6% Vitamin C 31.8%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Authentic Soubise Sauce Recipe Video