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Rich Brown Sauce

Ingredients
  Lard 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Bacon (streaky) rashers 2 , rinds removed, chopped
  Onion 1 , peeled and chopped
  Carrot 1 , peeled and chopped
  Mushroom stalks 1 Ounce, chopped (25 Gram)
  Flour 15 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Beef stock 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
  Tomato puree 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Worcestershire sauce 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan, melt the lard. Cook bacon for 2 minutes.
2. Put in the vegetables and sauté for a further 5 minutes.
3. Add in the flour and stir constantly for 2 minutes.
4. Take away from the heat and gradually stir in the stock and the remaining ingredients.
5. Keep the pan back on the heat source, and bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
6. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring at regular intervals.
7. Through a seive, strain, then taste and adjust the seasoning.
8. TO STORE BY FREEZING: Pour into a rigid container. Seal the container, label it and freeze.

SERVIING
9. TO USE A FROZEN SAUCE: reheat from frozen on top of the stove, stirring occasionally. Use as needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes

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