“Beurre Rouge” or Red-Wine Compound Butter
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Makes 1 Cup (more or less)
shallot, finely chopped
handful of flat parsley, finely chopped
In a small pot combine the wine and shallot and bring to a boil over high heat.
Cook until the wine has almost completely evaporated, taking care not to let the shallots burn.
Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and let cool.
In the bowl of a mixer with the paddle attachment, combine butter, shallot-wine mixture, the parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
Scrape out of the bowl with a rubber spatula and place in the center of a large piece of plastic wrap
Gently form into a 1-inch diameter log, shaping and squeezing.
Twist the ends of the plastic wrap tightly and refrigerate until the butter is firm enough to slice of freeze for later use.