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Madeira Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dad

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T (¼ stick) butter
½ cup chopped onion
¼ cup minced celery
¼ cup minced carrot
2 T all purpose flour
2 cups canned beef broth or beef stock
½ cup chopped seeded tomatoes or 1 can peeled diced tomatoes
½ cup Madeira
½ t chopped fresh thyme

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and carrot; sauté until beginning to brown, about 25 minutes. Add flour and stir until flour browns, about 8 minutes. Gradually whisk in broth. Bring to boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low, add tomatoes and simmer until sauce begins to thicken, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

Puree sauce in blender in batches. Return to saucepan. Stir in Madeira and thyme. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer until reduced to sauce consistency, whisking occasionally, about 5 minutes. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Reheat sauce before serving.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 2 Cups

 

 

 

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