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Chef's Brown Sauce

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  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Beef broth 10 Ounce (undiluted)
  Thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dry
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato paste 2 Teaspoon

Place the sugar in a 4-cup (1 L) microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave, uncovered, 2 minutes at HIGH, or until sugar is partially browned.
Add butter.
Microwave, uncovered, 1 minute at HIGH.
Mix well.
Stir in flour, blend well.
Add beef broth, thyme, bay leaf and the 1/4 cup (60 mL) milk.
Mix well, then microwave, uncovered, 1 minute at HIGH.
Stir well.
Add dry milk, water and tomato paste.
Blend well.
Microwave, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes at HIGH, or until sauce is creamy, stirring once during cooking.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 597 Calories from Fat 349

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.1%

Saturated Fat 24.8 g123.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 104.7 mg34.9%

Sodium 1027.5 mg42.8%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.6%

Sugars 17.9 g

Protein 14 g28.8%

Vitamin A 28.7% Vitamin C 23.2%

Calcium 28.2% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chef's Brown Sauce Recipe