This Sauce Tomat is one of the five ‘Mother Sauces’ of French cuisine. Lots of veggies, bacon and everything put together with such ease, this French Tomato Sauce can jazz up your regular meal to something quite exotic.
Serves: 4 – 5
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 50 – 55 mins
Fat from 6-7 bacon strips
60 grams onions, diced
60 grams carrot, diced
30 grams flour
30 grams butter
1 kg tomatoes, diced
700 ml white chicken stock
1 clove garlic, crushed
Salt & pepper, to taste
On medium-low heat, add the fat from the bacon with one tablespoon of water to a saucepan and cook for about three minutes. Add the onions and carrots and cook for another five minutes.
Mix in the flour, stir well and then, add in the butter.
Next add the tomatoes, chicken stock, crushed garlic and simmer until it reduces to a thick consistency (about 40 minutes).
Remove and pour the contents though a sieve, collecting the liquid in a bowl.
Adjust the salt & pepper to taste and serve. Traditionally served with seafood, especially fish.
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