Bordelaise Sauce Recipe

Bordelaise Sauce is a classic French sauce named after the great wine area of Bordeaux. Learn how to make/prepare Bordelaise Sauce by following this easy recipe.
Bordelaise Sauce Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 Onion slice
  • 2 Carrot slices
  • 6 Whole black peppers
  • 1 Whole clove
  • Parsley Spring
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 Can bouillon
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Chopped parsley
  • 1/3 Cup red wine
How to make Bordelaise Sauce:
  • Combine first nine ingredients and sauté for 3 minutes or until onion is golden.
  • Remove from heat and stir in flour until smooth.
  • Cook on very low heat, stirring constantly, until flour is lightly browned, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in bouillon; bring to boil stirring constantly.
  • Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Srain, put salt and pepper, wine and parsley. Reheat slowly.
  • Bordelaise sauce is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
gigi katz posted 13/08/2009
made the sauce and it was great.........
real easy too.