Creamy bread sauce with garlic

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Creamy bread sauce with garlic
Creamy bread sauce with garlic
Creamy garlic bread sauce
Servings:Serves 8
Calories per serving:156
Ready in:2 hours 45 minutes
Prep. time:2 hours 15 minutes (or more)
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th January 2013

This recipe needs advance preparation!

This creamy bread sauce recipe can be made well in advance and frozen for later use.


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  1. Tear the bay leaves in half
  2. Place the chopped onion, garlic, ground cloves, bay leaves in a small pan and add the milk and butter
  3. Season with black pepper
  4. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and allow to simmer until the onion has softened (about 20 minutes)
  5. Remove from heat and leave to infuse for 2 hours or chill overnight
  6. Strain the liquid
  7. Roughly tear the bread into small pieces and stir into the milk
  8. Add the nutmeg and blend
  9. Heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes
  10. Stir in the cream and serve warm with a knob of butter to prevent a skin from forming

Chef's tip

This can be made a week in advance and kept in the fridge.

It will keep for up to 3 months in an airtight container in the freezer.

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