Creole Sauce

Recipe by PaulaG
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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium size saucepan, over medium heat, heat the oil.
  • Add the chopped onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic cooking until slightly wilted.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add about 1 1/2 cups stock, taking care not to add to much. You can always add more if needed.
  • Add the seasonings, bay leaves, hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce; stir and reduce heat to simmer.
  • Mix the cornstarch with equal amounts of water and stir 1 tablespoon of mixture into sauce.
  • Allow to cook for a few minutes, stir and add additional water/cornstarch mixture if the sauce looks thin or add additional stock if sauce is to thick.
  • Simmer about 20 minutes adding additional stock as necessary.
  • The last 10 minutes of cooking time, stir in the parsley and green onions.
  • Remove bay leaves, taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Use the sauce to make your favorite recipe for shrimp creole, etc.
  • This sauce can be frozen in sturdy container and thawed in refrigerator before reheating and using.
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