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Brown Sauce

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Ingredients
  Carrot 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finely chopped
  Onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finely chopped
  Celery 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finely chopped
  Oil/Bacon fat /clarified butter 6 Tablespoon
  Lean bacon/Ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Flour 4 Tablespoon
  Beef stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Peppercorns 8
  Parsley 3 Ounce (1 Small Bunch)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1.In a heavy 2-quart saucepan, cook vegetables with the oil .
2. Add in bacon and cook for 15 minutes.
3. Stir in flour and cook slowly for 8 to 10 minutes, until flour browns.
4. Remove from heat, pour in beef stock.
5. With a wire whisk mix well.
6.Add and stir in tomato paste, peppercorns, parsley, and bay leaf.
7.Let simmer for 2 hours or longer.
8.Season with salt and pepper.
9.Strain and discard solids.

SERVING
10.This makes 2 cups of sauce to be served with steaks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
195 Minutes

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