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Bordelaise Sauce


500ml Good red wine - Like BoPlaas Ring of Rocks Family Reserve Wine

15ml Chopped onion

a sprig of thyme

1 Bay leaf

1ml Salt

250ml Beef Stock

10ml Red currant jelly / strawberry jelly (optional)

25ml Butter


1. Pour wine into a saucepan and add all the ingredients, except the butter and jelly.

2. Boil down the wine to 250ml.

3. Add the stock and boil until sauce starts to thicken.

4. Remove from heat, strain and add butter and jelly.

5. Serve with grilled meats.


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