Chef's Brown Sauce
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Beef broth||10 Ounce (undiluted)|
|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.
Microwave, uncovered, 1 minute at HIGH.
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.
Add dry milk, water and tomato paste.
Microwave, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes at HIGH, or until sauce is creamy, stirring once during cooking.