*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Quick Brown Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : James Beard
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces and Marinades
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   butter
    3      tablespoons   flour
    1 1/2  cup           canned bouillon -- soup stock or
                         -- vegetable stock
      1/2  teaspoon      thyme
    1      sprig         parsley
                         salt and freshly ground pepper
 
 Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Add flour and blend well
 over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for several minutes. Heat bouillon
 or stock, stir into the roux (flour and butter mixture) and continue
 stirring until sauce thickens. Add herbs, reduce heat and simmer for
 several minutes. Correct seasoning. Serve with meats or other dishes or use
 as base for Bordelaise sauce.
 
 
 
 
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