Sherry-Shallot Sauce

Shallots and sherry make a delicious sauce along with Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth - ready in just 25 minutes!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup thinly sliced shallots
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup medium or dry sherry or apple juice
1 1/2
cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

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  • 1 In 2-quart heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook and stir shallots in butter 7 to 10 minutes or until butter and shallots are deep golden brown. Stir in flour, salt, thyme and pepper. Continue to cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 2 Gradually stir in sherry and chicken broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat to low. Cook and stir about 5 minutes longer or until gravy is thickened and flavors are blended.
  • 1 In 2-quart heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook and stir shallots in butter 7 to 10 minutes or until butter and shallots are deep golden brown. Stir in flour, salt, thyme and pepper. Continue to cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 2 Gradually stir in sherry and chicken broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat to low. Cook and stir about 5 minutes longer or until gravy is thickened and flavors are blended.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The flavor from this drippings-free gravy is developed by browning the butter and shallots. Allow the shallots to become deep golden brown for optimal flavor.

For darker gravy, add a few drops of browning and seasoning sauce with the chicken broth.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.