Brown Butter Sauce

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  • 1/2 cup(s) salted butter
  • 6 ear(s) torns of leaves of sage
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh basil leaves alternative to sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) balck pepper freshly ground
  • 1 pinch(s) nutmeg freshely grated
  • 1/3 cup(s) parmesan cheese freshely grated


  1. In a large frying pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat until pale golden, about 4 minutes. Add the sage or basil leaves and cook until crisp, about 2 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of salt , 1/4 teaspoon of pepper, and the nutmeg. Season the sauce with more salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese, and serve.
May 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by RandyHood and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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