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Bread sauce in a glass jug, with bay leaf

Bread sauce

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:29 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • serves 6

Our best ever bread sauce recipe featuring peppercorns and bay leaves couldn't be simpler, you'll be glad you made the effort to make your own.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal318
fat18.4g
saturates10.3g
carbs32.4g
sugars0g
fibre1g
protein7.7g
salt0.83g
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Make this classic bread sauce to accompany your Christmas main, then also check out our sourdough bread sauce and cranberry sauce.

Ingredients

  • 25g butter
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 600ml milk
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 142ml pot double cream
  • 200g fresh white breadcrumbs

Method

  • STEP 1

    Melt the butter in a pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes until softened. Add everything else but the breadcrumbs and gently simmer for 15 minutes.
    Fish out the peppercorns, cloves and bay leaf then stir in the breadcrumbs and simmer for a few minutes (add a splash more milk if you like your sauce thinner). Season and pour into a warm serving jug or bowl.

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