Bread sauce

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By: Tamasin Day-Lewis From: Tamasin's Weekends

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.50 / 5 (2 votes)

Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
50 min
Serves:
4-6

From Tamasin Day Lewis, a creamy, mildly spiced bread sauce - the classic accompaniment to roast chicken

Method

1. Put the onion in a saucepan with the milk. Add the nutmeg, bay leaf, pepper, cloves and enough fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs to not quite absorb the milk at first.

2. Bring very slowly to simmering point, then stir and simmer for 45 minutes adding more nutmeg and milk if needed.

3. If you like, add the cream at the end.

4. Remove the bay leaf and the cloves if you can find them.

5. Season to taste and serve hot.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1.2 litres milk
  • good pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves
  • 75-100g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp cream, (optional)
  • salt

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Latest Comment

 

Another good recipe but again can you freeze this ahead of time?

BC16953 BC16953  Posted 09 Nov 2009 12:06 PM
 

or alternatively stud the onion with the cloves

amandanectar amandanectar  Posted 25 Nov 2008 7:55 PM
 

Empty an un-used Tea bag, put the cloves inside and firmly re-seal, stir carefully so as not to tear the bag.

No more hard-to-find cloves, and easy to discard straight into the bin.

Lacie1 Lacie1  Posted 10 May 2008 1:14 AM