Red wine essence

Recipe by Greffete
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READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heavy large saucepan, combine onion.
  • carrot, celery, garlic, apple and oil.
  • Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables have begun to release their juices, about 8 minutes.
  • Uncover, increase heat to moderate, and saute vegetables, stirring frequently, until caramelizes to a deep golden brown.
  • Add wine and port, increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Turn heat down to a low boil and reduce wine to about 1 cup.
  • This will take about 2 hours.
  • Strain wine into a small saucepan and add chicken broth.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook until reduced to 1 cup, about 45 minutes longer.
  • (for a more concentrated sauce, you can reduce to 1/2 cup).
  • Serve sauce hot.
  • Sauce will keep refrigerated for 1 month.
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