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Brown Sauce With Boletes

A hearty brown sauce to serve with grilled steaks.

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Sauces

Recipe Ingredients

4 cups 948mlRich beef, veal, or poultry broth
3 cups 711mlFull-bodied zinfandel wine
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced shallots or green onions
4 tablespoons 60mlButter
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozBoletes* - (to 1) - chopped

Recipe Instructions

* Alternate Mushrooms: Shaggy Parasol Mushroom

In a heavy saucepan, reduce the broth and wine over high heat until it starts to thicken, then lower the heat and reduce to 1 1/2 or 2 cups. Remove from the heat.

Saute the shallots in the butter in a saucepan. Raise the heat. Add the mushrooms and saute until most of the juice evaporates. Add the reduced broth and wine mixture.

To use this sauce with steak, deglaze the pan with red wine or brandy and add to the sauce.

This recipe yields about 2 1/2 cups.

Wild About Mushrooms by Louise Freedman


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