Morel sauce

Yield: 2 cups

Measure Ingredient
1 teaspoon Caraway seed
3 tablespoons Onion(s), chopped
3 tablespoons Green bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons Clarified butter
1 teaspoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 ounce Dried morels
1 tablespoon Arrowroot mixed with
1 tablespoon Cold water

This sauce is ideal for veal, chicken, or game birds.

Place the caraway seed, onion, green pepper, butter, salt, and soy sauce in a small saucepan. Add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil, then simmer over medium heat for 30 min. Strain through a fine sieve or cheesecloth and return liquid to saucepan. Add the morels and simmer for another 30 min.

Stir in the arrowroot mixture if sauce is to be used immediately, and stir over low heat until thickened.

Note: If you want to store this sauce for future use, freeze without thickening with arrowroot. Reheat and thicken before serving.

A Cook's Book of Mushrooms

by Jack Czarnecki

ISBN 1-885183-07-0

pg 63

Submitted By DIANE LAZARUS On 11-19-95

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