Beef-Onion Sauce

Southern Living
Don't let the name fool you. The flavor of this sauce is subtle--not oniony at all.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups


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3 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup finely chopped sweet onion
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (14-ounce) can beef broth
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Garnish: chopped fresh chives


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add onion, and sauté 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Whisk in flour. Cook, whisking constantly, until lightly browned (about 1 minute). Gradually whisk in broth and next 2 ingredients. Cook, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

February 2006