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Diced Veggies with Demi-Glace

Demi-glace is a classic French brown sauce with hundreds of uses. Leftover demi-glace can be spooned over egg or roasted-vegetable dishes, or used to flavor soups.

Ingredients: 

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Demi-Glace

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2 tsp. olive oil
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1 leek, chopped
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1 medium carrot, finely chopped
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1 stalk celery, finely chopped
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1 ½ Tbs. all-purpose flour
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1 Tbs. tomato paste
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4 cloves garlic, minced (4 tsp.)
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4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
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1 cup dry red wine
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¼ cup dry sherry or Madeira
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6 whole peppercorns
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4 sprigs thyme
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2 bay leaves

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Veggies

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2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
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2 tsp. cumin seeds
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⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
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1 cup sliced green onions, divided
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½ lb. small potatoes, diced (1 ¾ cups)
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4 medium carrots, diced (1 ¾ cups)
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1 cup baby peas
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½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth
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4 cloves garlic, minced (4 tsp.)

Instructions: 

1. To make Demi-Glace: Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add leek, carrot, and celery; sauté 10 minutes. Stir in flour; cook 2 minutes, or until flour begins to brown. Add tomato paste, garlic, broth, wine, and sherry, and simmer 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 30 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool 30 minutes. Strain mixture through sieve, and discard solids. Transfer to saucepan, and keep warm.

2. To make Veggies: Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and cayenne; sauté 30 seconds. Add 1/2 cup green onions, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in potatoes and carrots; sauté 10 minutes. Stir in peas, broth, and garlic. Cover, and cook 8 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.

3. Divide Veggies among 4 bowls. Drizzle with 3 Tbs. Demi-Glace; garnish with remaining 1/2 cup green onions.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
152
Protein: 
4 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
<1 g
Carbohydrates: 
26 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
155 mg
Fiber: 
5 g
Sugar: 
7 g
Yield: 
Serves 4

Comments on this Recipe

this looks right up my alley. may even use as a thanksgiving side dish....

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