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Espagnole Sauce

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Sauces and Gravies
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 Each Carrot Chopped
  • 1 Each Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 4 Cups Hot Beef Stock
  • 1/4 Cup Tomato puree
  • 2 Each Garlic clove Chopped
  • 1 Stalk Celery Chopped
  • 1 Tsp Whole peppercorns
  • 2 Each Bay Leaf

Instructions

  • Sautee carrot and onion in butter until translucent.
  • Add flour and cook over medium low heat until slightly brown
  • Add hot stock while whicking constantly to avoid lumps
  • Add tomato puree, garlic, celery, peppercorns, and bay leaf
  • Bring to boil reduce heat simmmer stirring frequently about and hour until reduced to about 3 cups
  • Strain through fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth