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Homemade Espagnole Sauce Recipe

Espagnole┬ásauce is one of the 5 mother sauces, and in my opinion it’s super delicious especially with grilled chicken or beef. When you have this sauce in your hand all you need to do is blanch some vegetables, grill the meat and enjoy…

espagnole sauce
espagnole sauce

Ingredients for homemade Espagnole sauce

  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 celery stock
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 bay leafs
  • salt and pepper to taste
ingredients for espagnole sauce
ingredients for espagnole sauce

Directions

Place the butter in a pot over medium heat then add the finely chopped onions, celery and carrots.

saute the vegetables
saute the vegetables

Saute the ingredients about 6 to 8 minutes until tender then add minced garlic.

add minced garlic
add minced garlic

Saute the vegetable mixture for about 2 minutes more then add the flour.

add the flour
add the flour

Cook the mixture while stirring constantly until medium brown then pour in the beef broth.

add beef broth
add beef broth

Keep whisking constantly to prevent lumps then add the tomato puree.

add tomato puree
add tomato puree

Stir to combine, add bay leafs and season with salt and pepper.

add bay leafs
add bay leafs

Simmer the sauce for about 45 minutes until cook and thickened.

simmer the sauce
simmer the sauce

Pour the sauce through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl to discarding solids.

pure the sauce through a mesh
pure the sauce through a mesh

Simmer the sauce for 10 to 15 minutes until thickened as desired.

the sauce is thickened
the sauce is thickened

Now your delicious sauce is ready to enjoy…

espagnole sauce
espagnole sauce

 

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