Beurre Blanc Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 White vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Minced shallots1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Butter1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut into small pieces, each about 1 tablespoon (3 Sticks)
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2488 Calories from Fat 2406

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 274 g421.2%

Saturated Fat 173.4 g866.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 725.7 mg

Sodium 430.9 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.27 g1.1%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 4 g7.2%

Vitamin A 174.1% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine the vinegar, wine and shallots in a small saucepan.
Cook over medium heat until all the ingredients have boiled down to about 1 1/2 tablespoons.
Remove from the heat and immediately beat in about 2 tablespoons of the butter until it begins to look creamy.
Return the saucepan to the lowest heat possible, preferably over an asbestos plate.
Beat in 2 more tablespoons of the butter until the sauce is creamy and the butter is almost assimilated.
Repeat until all the butter has been used up.
Remove from heat and beat in salt and pepper.
Rinse a serving bowl with warm water and dry; it should be barely warm.
Spoon the sauce into it and serve.
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