Sauce Bordelaise Recipe

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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
DishMain Ingredient


 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Chopped shallots2 Tablespoon
 Red wine125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
 Sprig thyme1
 Demi glace sauce125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
 Beef marrow4 Tablespoon, diced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 319 Calories from Fat 112

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.5%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 344.7 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g19%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 9.3%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
Add the shallots and cook them until they are softened.
Add the wine, peppercorns and thyme and continue cooking until the wine is reduced by half.
Add the demi-glace and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat.
Skim off the fat and strain the sauce.
Pour the sauce into the top part of a double boiler.
Add the marrow and stir to dissolve it over very low heat for 10 minutes.