Rich wine sauce - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

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Rich wine sauce - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

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Ingredients: Rich wine sauce - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

To make 1/2 pint / 280 ml of sauce

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1/2 oz / 12 g butter

4 oz / 100 g mushrooms

1/2 pint / 280 ml wine

2 tablespoons tomato puree

1/4 pint brown sauce

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Instructions: Rich wine sauce - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

  • Fry the onions and the mushrooms in the butter in a heavy bottomed saucepan. Cook until soft.
  • Add the wine and simmer until the volume has been reduced by half.
  • Stir in the ready prepared plain wine sauce and the tomato puree.
  • Bring the sauce back to the boil and then remove from the heat.
  • Whisk in any extra ingredients - see variations below.
Variations
  • Add 1 tablespoon chopped parsley.
  • Add 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon or chopped basil.
  • Add 2 cloves of crushed garlic.