Red Wine Sauce

Norma DeRemer


While looking through my recipes I came across the sauce that I haven't made for a while. Going to have beef brisket this weekend and going to use this recipe for sure. So glad I was just setting here looking in my recipe box.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 2 cups


  • 1 small
  • 1
    garlic clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    low-fat margarine
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    beef stock
  • 3/4 c
    red wine
  • 2 tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Red Wine Sauce


  1. Grate onion finely and crush garlic into a small bowl.
  2. In a saucepan over low heat, melt margarine.
  3. Add onion and garlic and cook five minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in flour and cook one minute, stiring.
  5. Remove from heat and gradually stir in stock and wine.
  6. Return pan to heat and bring slowly to a boil, stirring,then continue to cook until mixture thickens.
  7. Simmer for three minutes. Remove pan from heat.
  8. Stir chopped thyme into sauce along with lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Reheat sauce gently before serving.
  10. Serve with beef.
  11. * Use medium-dry white wine in place of red wine to make a white wine sauce and serve it with poultry or fish.

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About Red Wine Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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