Beurre Blanc Sauce

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    Change up any meal you can think of with this delicious lemon beurre blanc sauce. It really does enhance any meal you can think of!  

    Beurre Blanc is a classic French sauce translated as "white butter". Decadent and rich, serve it over meats and pasta dishes. #whitewinebuttersauce #beurreblancsauce www.savoryexperiments.com

    Beurre Blanc is a classic French sauce translated as “white butter”. Decadent and rich, serve it over meats and pasta dishes.

    Let start by saying I am not a classically trained French cook by any means. I’m just a lady in a kitchen and cooking makes me happy. You know what else makes me happy? White butter, also known as beurre blanc.

    Beurre blanc sauce is a hot butter sauce mixture made up of white wine, lemon juice, shallots, and butter mixed into the concoction slowly melted a little bit at the time.

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    Of the classic sauces, beurre blanc is by far my favorite. Versatile and perfect for chicken, seafood, beef, pasta and vegetables, there really isn’t anything beurre blanc doesn’t taste good on.

    The only drawback to making beurre blanc is that it tastes best fresh. It isn’t a “make ahead sauce”. In fact, it tastes best right after the butter gets whisked in.

    Beurre Blanc is a classic French sauce translated as "white butter". Decadent and rich, serve it over meats and pasta dishes.

    It’s a good thing this recipe only takes 25 minutes so you don’t have to expend too much time or energy to whip up this delicious white wine butter sauce.

     

    The trick to making a good beurre blanc is low to medium heat and continuous stirring to prevent the sauce from separating, making for a perfect emulsion. Shallots and seasoning add flavor and are filtered out for a silky smooth sauce.

    Lobster Stuffed Baked Cod is made from tender buttery cod topped with lumps of lobster meat and beurre blanc sauce! The perfect recipe for a special night! #bakedcod #stuffedcod #bakedcodrecipe www.savoryexperiments.comOne of my favorite recipes to serve beurre blanc on is Crab Imperial Filet Mignon and Broiled Lobster Tails, but drizzle it on anything for a delicious and decadent meal! Make sure you experiment with different meal combinations, you might just surprise yourself by creating top notch meals!

    If you enjoyed this white wine butter sauce, make sure you check out these other easy sauce recipes:

     

    Beurre Blanc is a classic French sauce translated as "white butter". Decadent and rich, serve it over meats and pasta dishes. #whitewinebuttersauce #beurreblancsauce www.savoryexperiments.com

     

    5 from 2 votes
    Beurre Blanc is a classic French sauce translated as "white butter". Decadent and rich, serve it over meats and pasta dishes.
    Beurre Blanc Sauce
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Cook Time
    20 mins
    Total Time
    25 mins
     
    Beurre Blanc is a classic French sauce translated as "white butter". Decadent and rich, serve it over meats and pasta dishes.
    Course: Condiment
    Cuisine: American, French
    Keyword: beurre blanc sauce
    Servings: 10 cups
    Calories: 365 kcal
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 medium shallot minced
    • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
    • 1/3 cup heavy cream
    • 2 cups unsalted butter cold and cut into cubes
    Instructions
    1. In a medium saucepan, bring white wine, lemon juice and shallot to a low simmer.
    2. Whisk in fine sea salt, white pepper and cream. Bring to a low simmer.
    3. Slowly whisk in butter, just a few cubes at a time until fully melted. Sauce will thicken. If you don't keep the temperature low and whisk continuously, the sauce will separate.
    4. Pour sauce through a fine mesh sieve to remove large pieces of seasoning or shallot. Serve immediately.
    5. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Beurre Blanc Sauce
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 365 Calories from Fat 351
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 39g60%
    Saturated Fat 25g156%
    Cholesterol 108mg36%
    Sodium 67mg3%
    Potassium 33mg1%
    Carbohydrates 1g0%
    Vitamin A 1250IU25%
    Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
    Calcium 17mg2%
    Iron 0.1mg1%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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