Spanish sauce – Sauce Espagnole

Spanish Sauce (Sauce Espagnole)

A classic, rich French brown sauce that serves as the base for many culinary creations.
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Gang: Main course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: brown sauce, sauce espagnole, Spanish sauce
Totale Tijd: 1 hour 30 minutes
Porties: 4
Calorieën: 100kcal


Fat Mirepoix



Bouquet Garni

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 Twigs thyme
  • parsley stalks


  • Melt the butter. Add the fat mirepoix. Fry the vegetables until soft.
  • Add the flour. Stir well.
  • Mix the tomato paste into the roux and vegetables.
  • Slowly add the brown stock, stirring continuously.
  • Place the bouquet garni in the sauce.
  • Let the sauce simmer for 1 hour over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the bouquet garni and strain the sauce.


Calories: 100kcal


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