How to Make Burgundy Sauce at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

The best thing that you can make from burgundy wine is the Burgundy Sauce. Here I will share with you the recipe of you can make the authentic burgundy sauce at your home.

This is the best sauce to serve with grilled steak but you can also serve it with chicken or whatever you like. I first came to know about this recipe when I had some extra Burgundy wine leftover at my home. So searched for what I can make from the wine and got to know about this sauce.

Burgundy wine, oregano, oil, butter, garlic, onion, flour, beef broth and mushrooms are the main ingredients for Burgundy Wine. First, cook onions and garlic in oil and butter. Then add broth and flour followed by wine. At last, sprinkle oregano and basil and add mushrooms. Cook for 10 minutes. The sauce is ready to serve.

To make the authentic sauce just like they make in France, make sure you follow the detailed recipe below. Now let’s see the ingredients for making this sauce.

Ingredients for Burgundy Sauce

  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2/3 cup Onion
  • 2/3 cup Beef Broth
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Burgundy Wine
  • 1 pinch dried Oregano
  • 1 pinch dried Basil
  • 1 ½ cups sliced Baby Portobello Mushrooms

The ingredients of this sauce are easily accessible. You can find most of them in your pantry. And for the rest of them, you can go to any nearest supermarket and get them all. Check out the time you will take to cook up this beautiful burgundy sauce.

How Much Time Will It Take To Make Burgundy Sauce?

Preparation TimeCooking Time Total Time
10 minutes15 minutes25 minutes

Looking at this table, it seems like the recipe is easy and less time consuming. It involves the least efforts as you have to cook up the ingredients and you are done. So let’s go to the instruction you need to follow.

Steps to Make Burgundy Sauce

  1. Take a large skillet and heat butter and olive oil in it over low flame. Add onions and garlic to it and cook until onions turn transparent. 
  2. Add flour to it and pour beef broth slowly into it with constant stirring. Cook till it turns smooth and combines well with the broth and vegetables.
  3. Pour in the burgundy wine to this mixture. Sprinkle oregano and basil on it. Cook it on a low flame till the sauce becomes thick and add mushrooms. It may take 10 minutes.
  4. Serve.

Your delicious Burgundy Sauce is ready. This sauce will go well with grilled steak. It pairs well with the chicken too.

Nutritional Breakdown of Burgundy Wine Sauce

To check the nutrients breakdown of this sauce, you can check the table mentioned below.


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