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Madeira Sauce

Madeira Sauce

  • 2 1/2 cups Beef Stock
  • 1 1/2 cups Madeira (fortified wine)
  • 1 1/4 cup Dry Red Wine 
  • 3 sprigs of thyme
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 3 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  1.  Reduce to 2 cups, discard the herbs
  2.  Add the brown bits and juices from your roasted beast into the sauce and bring to a boil. 
  3. Combine the following:
  • 2 TB Room temperature butter
  • 2 TB Flour

Then whisk this into the sauce, simmer until smooth and slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.