Green Peppercorn Sauce

Southern Living
Makes 2 cups


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2 tablespoons butter
3 shallots, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons green peppercorns in brine, drained
1 (14-oz.) can fat-free beef broth
1/3 cup brandy*
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/3 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons cornstarch


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes

1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add next 3 ingredients, and sauté 2 minutes or just until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in broth, brandy, and mustard, and return to heat. Bring to a boil, and cook, stirring occasionally, 12 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half.

2. Stir together cream and cornstarch until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture to sauce, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until thickened.

*Apple juice may be substituted.

Created date

October 2008