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European Aurora Sauce

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Aurora sauce, or sauce aurore in French, is a baisc Béchamel sauce with the addition of tomato concentrate or you could use passata. It is perfect with eggs and cauliflower.Full recipe at http://saucerecipes.tv/featured-recipes/aurora-sauce.
Ingredients
  Bechamel sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato paste/3 tablespoons passata pureed and sieved tomatoes 1 Tablespoon
  Double cream 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg To Taste
  Butter 1 Tablespoon, cut into small pieces
Directions

Warm the Béchamel sauce in a medium saucepan.
Add the cream and mix to combine.
Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring.
Add the tomato paste or passata, stirring and tasting as you go, until the color and flavor are to your liking.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Add the butter bit by bit, stirring to incorporate each piece.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Velvety
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Milk Product, Peanut
Servings: 
4
Story
I love this sauce with hard-boiled eggs sliced and arranged prettily on a dish, with a sprinkling of parsley. Or you can serve it over cauliflower instead of a cheese sauce.
Looking for a classic European sauce recipe ? Try this variation of the Bechamel sauce that can be used as a base in many recipes. Watch the chef prepare this sauce now.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 147 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.8%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.9 mg4.3%

Sodium 300 mg12.5%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.27 g1.1%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 3 g5.3%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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