Bordelaise Sauce

Condiments and Sauces

Recipe courtesy of

Makes about 1/3 cup

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 to 5 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsely, minced

Bordelaise Sauce



In small sauce pan melt the butter over low heat.
Add olive oil and warm for 2 to 3 minutes, then add garlic, salt, pepper.
Cook over low heat for another 4 to 5 minutes or just until garlic begins to brown (be careful you don't burn garlic, otherwise you will have ot start over)
Turn off the heat and quikly remove the garlic with a slotted spoon or fine mesh skimmer.
Add the parsely and mix.

Serve over your favorite pasta.

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