Beurre Blanc

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  • 3/4 cup dry white vermouth
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, cut up
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan; cook 15 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 1/4 cup. Stir in cream, and cook 10 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 1/3 cup. Reduce heat, and whisk in butter, 1 tablespoon at a time; cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir in lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
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