Merlot for Veal

By on February 3, 2000

This adaptation of a classic wine sauce uses merlot to accent the full flavor of the meat rather than over-powering it. You will find it is a quick and simple sauce to make whether you are cooking professionally or the home cook who is looking for an exquisite sauce for a favorite meat dish.

Sauce Merlot for Veal
Recipe Type: Sauce
Author: Adapted from More Than Gourmet
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Serves: 10
This adaptation of a classic wine sauce uses merlot to accent the full flavor of the meat rather than over-powering it. You will find it is a quick and simple sauce to make whether you are cooking professionally or the home cook who is looking for an exquisite sauce for a favorite meat dish.
Ingredients
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 cup Merlot wine
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 oz Glace de Viande Gold® (Brown Stock) ***
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 tbs heavy whipping cream
Instructions
  1. Sauté the shallot in the butter on medium high heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the Merlot and thyme and reduce by 3/4.
  3. Add the Glace de Viande Gold® and water. Whisk until thoroughly dissolved. Whisk in the cream.
  4. Serve along side or drizzle over the meat and serve.

***These items are all available through the Club Sauce Website Store if they cannot be found at your local gourmet shop.

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